The Thrombosis Service is a group of health professionals, including doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and support staff, who specialize in blood-clotting problems. We work to provide the best possible care and education to patients with, or at risk, for blood clots. In doing this, we assist University of Utah Health Care providers with consultation and referral services for prevention and treatment of blood clots.
What Is Thrombosis?
Thrombosis is when the body forms a blood clot inside a blood vessel. A blood clot in a blood vessel is also called a thrombus. A thrombus can stop blood flow to parts of the body. Thrombosis can cause the following: