TITLE

COMMENTARY: An abnormal D-dimer test result indicated that anticoagulation should be continued

AUTHOR(S)
Crowther, Mark
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article comments on a research study focusing on the patients with a first episode of venous thromboembolism (VTE), who had received vitamin-K antagonists. The author opines that despite some limitations, this study is an important step in the refinement of anticoagulation care for patients with VTE. It is concluded by the author that identifying patients at high risk for recurrent VTE will minimize the risks for both recurrent VTE and bleeding.
ACCESSION #
24685653

 

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