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Preventing DVT when you travel

July 22, 2014

Sumer-time travel can be lots of fun, but it can also be associated with some health risks – especially if you’re travelling in close quarters for long periods of time.

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when blood flows too slowly through the veins. The blood forms a clot that blocks up deep veins, usually in the legs. Jeffrey Rhodes MD/Rochester Regional Health System Vascular visited the Channel 13 studios to discuss ways to avoid travel-related DVT.