Can DVT Lead to Heart Failure?

DVT doesn’t lead to heart failure.

Another type of blood clot in the artery, called arterial thrombosis, can lead to heart attack or stroke. Arterial thrombosis usually occurs in the heart or brain, while DVT occurs in the deep veins of the legs, pelvis, and sometimes arms.

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