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Novel CDR gives clues on when to stop blood thinners in women with unprovoked VTE
 

Novel CDR gives clues on when to stop blood thinners in women with unprovoked VTE

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A new clinical decision rule (CDR) offers clinicians clues on when to stop anticoagulation therapy in women who had a first, unprovoked venous thromboembolism (VTE), data from the REVERSE II* study, reported at the ESC Congress 2016, have shown.
 
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21 Sep 2016 - General
 
This is a landmark study on the topic. DVT treatment discontinuation has not been widely explored by clinicians because of the possible complications of treatment discontinuation. Its really a dilemma when to discontinue anti-coagulants for prevention of deep venous thrombosis. In my current practice, I observed that some doctors do not discontinue it until bleeding complications ensue. The acronym is very easy to remember and its very easy to apply. Although the article didn't mention any r...
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