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Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

  • Thomas G. DeLougheryEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter reviews the diagnosis of PE and DVT including different testing modalities. Various therapies are discussed including thrombolytics. Anticoagulation is discussed as is, finally, prevention of venous thrombosis.

Keywords

Pulmonary embolism Deep venous thrombosis IVC filters CT angiography Heparin Fondaparinux 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Pathology, and PediatricsOregon Health & Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA

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