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Venous thrombosis

Activation of blood coagulation in veins leads to thrombosis. Deep-vein thrombosis is often asymptomatic and only becomes apparent when its consequences, such as pulmonary embolism and breathlessness, occur. In this PrimeView, we summarize the key points of the associated Primer.

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Venous thrombosis. Nat Rev Dis Primers 1, 15050 (2015).

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