VTE Risk Factors

The cause of thrombosis is unknown in half of all cases

Although in half of the cases of thrombosis and pulmonary embolism we do not know why a blood clot formed or why it traveled to the lungs, we are now able to identify several risk factors that can trigger venous thromboembolic disease.

The main causes of thrombosis are:



Several factors may lead to the development of VTE. In this graph, connected in real time with the RIETE Registry, where you can consult the risk of suffering a thrombosis or a pulmonary embolism consistent with the main triggers.



The results obtained in these graphs come from a Database (RIETE) whose rights are duly protected by the Intellectual Property Laws in force.

Its use without the express consent of the holders of rights is strictly prohibited.

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Do you have questions?

If there are any aspects of thrombosis and/or pulmonary embolism that you are not sure about, you can contact us, and our specialists will answer you shortly. This cannot replace the visit to your doctor