Anticoagulation strategies for venous thromboembolism.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) continues to be a major source of morbidity and mortality in the United States with an estimated incidence of greater than 600 000 clinically evident cases each year. It results in more than 200 000 deaths per year and is thought to be the number one cause of preventable in-hospital deaths. This review presents the history, pathophysiology, diagnostic considerations, and treatment options for VTE.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Peterson, D; Harward, S; Lawson, JH

Published Date

  • June 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 21 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 125 - 132

PubMed ID

  • 19767406

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1531-0035

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/1531003509343018


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States