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How dangerous is it to develop a blood clot in the lungs?
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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
In brief: Size of clot
Small clots travelling into your lungs are often symptom free.
Huge clots aka saddle emboli can be lethal in minutes. Clot prevention is a big part of all hospital stays and surgical procedures. Pulmonary embolisms are treated agressively and successfully in most cases.

In brief: Size of clot
Small clots travelling into your lungs are often symptom free.
Huge clots aka saddle emboli can be lethal in minutes. Clot prevention is a big part of all hospital stays and surgical procedures. Pulmonary embolisms are treated agressively and successfully in most cases.
Dr. Tracy Berg
Dr. Tracy Berg
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Dr. Myra Skluth
Internal Medicine
In brief: Lifethreatening!
This can cause death if they set verylarge.

In brief: Lifethreatening!
This can cause death if they set verylarge.
Dr. Myra Skluth
Dr. Myra Skluth
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