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Guidelines for Anticoagulation Therapy for Secondary Prevention After Deep Vein Thrombosis

Idiopathic DVT: Take Home Point

Slide 18

June 2011

The take-home points then for idiopathic deep vein thrombosis are that the risk of recurrence is relatively high. The risk of major bleeding while on warfarin therapy is approximately 2 percent per year when warfarin is well managed. And the risk stratification tools are available including fibrin D-Dimer and a duplex ultrasound for residual vein thrombosis.

Idiopathic DVT: Take Home Point


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