Home > General Medicine > DVT- Deep Venous Thrombosis Get the Flash Player to see this player. Rate: (Click the stars to rate) Published on Dec 05, 2009 by LMorisy, Views: 5762 DVT- deep venous thrombosis. DVT is a clot that forms usually in the legs. Risk factors include inactivity, injury, post op, hospitalization and clotting problems. People greater than 60, as well as smokers and pregnant women are also at risk. Symptoms include pain in the legs, especially the calf, as well as leg swelling and discoloration. Treatment is with blood thinner, and sometimes an IVC filter.