Deep Vein Thrombosis (Dvt) | Signs, Complication and 7 Treatments

3) Filters:

Your doctor will advise utilizing filters if you are unable to take any blood thinners or if you are currently on one and it isn’t working.

Since it prevents blood clots from getting to your lungs and reduces the risk of pulmonary embolism, this filter is placed inside your vena cava. However, because it increases the risk of deep vein thrombosis when left in your veins for extended periods of time, it should be used in conjunction with a blood thinner.