Anticoagulant therapy in patients with non-cirrhotic portal vein thrombosis: effect on new thrombotic events and gastrointestinal bleeding.

@article{Spaander2013AnticoagulantTI,
  title={Anticoagulant therapy in patients with non-cirrhotic portal vein thrombosis: effect on new thrombotic events and gastrointestinal bleeding.},
  author={Manon V M C W Spaander and Jildou Hoekstra and Bettina E Hansen and Henk R van Buuren and Frank W G Leebeek and Harry L. A. Janssen},
  journal={Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH},
  year={2013},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={452-9}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS It remains unclear when anticoagulant therapy should be given in patients with non-cirrhotic portal vein thrombosis (PVT). The aim of this study was to assess the effect of anticoagulation on recurrent thrombotic events and gastrointestinal bleeding in non-cirrhotic PVT patients. METHODS Retrospective study of all patients with non-cirrhotic PVT (n = 120), seen at our hospital from 1985 to 2009. Data were collected by systematic chart review. RESULTS Sixty-six of the 120… CONTINUE READING

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