How likely is it for a blood clot to form if you have pelvic congestion syndrome?

I am going to see an interventional radiologist to talk about embolization, but I wonder how likely it is for a blood clot to form if you have PCS (pelvic congestion syndrome).

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3 years ago by Intermountain Vein Center

There is always a risk of blood clots forming after any procedure, but if the radiologist feels like you would benefit from an embolization, then the benefits would significantly outweigh the risks. The risk of blood clot is very minimal at its worst. Many patients find relief after the procedure and are glad they had it done. Please let your doctor know your concerns during the consultation.

3 years ago by Intermountain Vein Center

There is always a risk of blood clots forming after any procedure, but if the radiologist feels like you would benefit from an embolization, then the benefits would significantly outweigh the risks. The risk of blood clot is very minimal at its worst. Many patients find relief after the procedure and are glad they had it done. Please let your doctor know your concerns during the consultation.


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