What are the signs of a DVT?

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that can form in the veins of your legs. If untreated the blood clot can travel to your lungs causing a Pulmonary Embolism (PE).

The signs of a DVT are:

If you notice these symptoms please contact the ward immediately.

This information is an extract from ‘A patient’s guide to total knee replacement’, a document created to enhance our patients' recovery after a knee replacement. The complete document is available to download here.