The long-term clinical course of acute deep venous thrombosis.

@article{Prandoni1996TheLC,
  title={The long-term clinical course of acute deep venous thrombosis.},
  author={Paolo Prandoni and Anthonie W. A. Lensing and Annalisa Cogo and S Cuppini and Sabina Villalta and Mariarosa Carta and Annamaria M Cattelan and Paola Polistena and Enrico Bernardi and Martin H. Prins},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={125 1},
  pages={1-7}
}
BACKGROUND In patients who have symptomatic deep venous thrombosis, the long-term risk for recurrent venous thromboembolism and the incidence and severity of post-thrombotic sequelae have not been well documented. OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical course of patients during the 8 years after their first episode of symptomatic deep venous thrombosis. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING University outpatient thrombosis clinic. PATIENTS 355 consecutive patients with a first episode… CONTINUE READING
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