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Guidelines for Anticoagulation Therapy for Secondary Prevention After Deep Vein Thrombosis



ACCP Treatment Duration Guidelines3

Slide 9

June 2011

Well, do the treatment guidelines help us under these circumstances and the answer is they don’t really help us that much. Because for an idiopathic venous thrombotic event, the guidelines support the use of 3 months of anticoagulation. But they also support the use of prolonged secondary prophylaxis and both of these guidelines get a Grade 1A recommendation.

ACCP Treatment Duration Guidelines3

 


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