A 22-year-old woman presented with a 2-month history of fevers and pleuritic chest pain and a 2-day history of cutaneous necroses on her ears, without trauma. Evaluation revealed abnormal coagulation values and a deep vein thrombosis in one leg. What would you do next?
This JAMA Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the American Heart Association’s 2014 scientific statement on prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of postthrombotic syndrome.
This randomized trial compares the efficacy and safety of tinzaparin vs warfarin for treatment of acute, symptomatic venous thromboembolism in patients with active cancer.
This prospective economic evaluation reports that use of LMW heparin for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in critically ill patients was more effective than unfractionated heparin, with similar or lower costs.