The Straits Times - Mind Your Body: "Blood clots in the veins can be fatal"

28th October, 2016
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Blood clots in the veins can be fatal

Prolonged sitting during travel or video gaming can cause venous thromboembolism

1. What is Venous Thromboembolism?

A venous thrombosis is the blockage if a blood vessel by a blood clot, or thrombus. 

A subset of VTE is a deep vein thrombosis, where blood clot that forms is found in a vein deep in the body, usually in the legs. 

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