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Idiopathic Venous Thromboembolism

  • Crina SinescuEmail author
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Abstract

Venous thromboembolism is a manifest disease that includes deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. It is the third most common cardiovascular disorder after coronary artery disease and stroke.

Keywords

Right Ventricular Deep Vein Thrombosis Dabigatran Etexilate Right Ventricular Dysfunction Proximal Deep Vein Thrombosis 
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Abbreviations

APLAS

Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome

CUS

Compression ultrasonography

DVT

Deep vein thrombosis

HDL

High density lipoprotein

IL

Interleukin

LDL

Low density lipoprotein

LMWH

Low molecular weight heparin

MDCT

Multi-detector computer tomography

PE

Pulmonary embolism

RV

Right ventricle

RVT

Residual vein thrombosis

SDCT

Single-detector computer tomography

VKAs

Vitamin K antagonists

VT

Venous thromboembolism

VTE

Venous thrombotic event

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  1. 1.Department of CardiologyCarol Davila University of MedicineBucharestRomania

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