Management of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism
Despite gains in our abilities to identify patients at high risk of venous thromboembolism and provide them with rather safe and effective forms of primary prophylaxis (1–5), venous thromboembolism (V T-E) continues to occur at a substantial rate. Part of the problem is a failure to recognize the high risk patient; part, limited application of the available prophylactic options. Clearly, educative and logistic initiatives are still needed in many health care facilities, the key ingredient being a physician catalyst who can carry forward a primary prophylaxis program.
KeywordsDeep Vein Thrombosis Deep Venous Thrombosis Venous Thromboembolism Clinical Risk Factor Inferior Vena Caval Filter
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