Anticoagulation for venous thromboembolism


Book Section

© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014. Anticoagulation is a fundamental of management in venous disease. This chapter discusses anticoagulant therapy and a variety of agents. The current treatment for a new venous thromboembolic event in a patient is anticoagulant therapy, beginning with either unfractionated heparin (UFH) or low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH), while warfarin is concomitantly initiated for chronic therapy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ortel, TL

Published Date

  • January 1, 2014

Book Title

  • Phlebology, Vein Surgery and Ultrasonography: Diagnosis and Management of Venous Disease

Start / End Page

  • 293 - 307

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9783319018119

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-3-319-01812-6_21

Citation Source

  • Scopus