New concepts in optimal management of anticoagulant therapy for extended treatment of venous thromboembolism.

@article{Schulman2006NewCI,
  title={New concepts in optimal management of anticoagulant therapy for extended treatment of venous thromboembolism.},
  author={Sam Schulman and Mats Ogren},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  year={2006},
  volume={96 3},
  pages={258-66}
}
Recent trials on secondary prophylaxis after venous thromboembolism (VTE) have provided a wealth of data on the risk factors for recurrence and, to some extent, also for bleeding. Some of the results are consistent across the studies, but there are also conflicting data. Certain risk factors, such as pulmonary embolism versus deep vein thrombosis or presence of cardiolipin antibodies, have a more pronounced influence on the risk early in the course of disease. Others, such as hereditary… CONTINUE READING

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