Duration of warfarin anticoagulant therapy and the probabilities of recurrent thromboembolism and hemorrhage.

@article{Petitti1986DurationOW,
  title={Duration of warfarin anticoagulant therapy and the probabilities of recurrent thromboembolism and hemorrhage.},
  author={Diana B. Petitti and Brian L. Strom and Kenneth L. Melmon},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={
          255-9
        }
}
To determine the association of duration of warfarin anticoagulant therapy after hospitalization for venous thromboembolism with the probability of recurrent thromboembolism and with the risks of hemorrhage, medical records of 2,422 patients hospitalized in 1970 through 1980 with pulmonary embolism, thrombophlebitis, or both were reviewed. Multivariate life-table analyses were performed for 370 patients who had positive results of venography or pulmonary angiography, or who had lung scanning… CONTINUE READING

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