What Does “Thick Blood” Mean? Mitigating Risk for Stroke and Clots in PV Patients

Patient Power community member Philip writes in, “what does it mean that my blood is too thick?” During this Ask the Expert segment, noted myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) expert Dr. Joseph Scandura, from Weill Cornell Medicine, responds by describing how polycythemia vera (PV) patients’ blood vessels are impacted, short- and long-term risks associated with the condition and what treatments are available. Watch now to hear Dr. Scandura's expert opinion.

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This article was originally published February 19, 2019 and most recently updated August 24, 2020.
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