Pulmonary embolism (PE)

This is when part of a blood clot that forms in the leg breaks away and is carried to the lung. The risk of this is extremely low (1 in 1000) and treatment is the same as for DVT (see above)

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164 -178 Cromwell Road
Kensington
London
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