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dc.contributor.authorRotert, Eric M.
dc.contributor.authorBasarich, John R.
dc.contributor.authorNashelsky, Joan
dc.date.issued2005-06eng
dc.description.abstractPatients with a first episode of calf DVT with a transient risk factor should receive heparin therapy followed by oral anti- coagulation for six to 12 weeks. [Strength of recommendation: A, based on systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs)] If anticoagulation is contra-indicated, physicians should monitor for proximal thrombus extension with duplex ultrasound twice weekly for two weeks. [Strength of recommendation: C, based on consensus guideline]en
dc.identifier.citationAmerican Family Physician, 71(11) 2005.en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10355/3962
dc.publisherFamily Physicians Inquiries Networken
dc.relation.ispartofClinical Inquiries, 2005 (MU)en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunityUniversity of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Network
dc.subjectthrombus extensionen
dc.subjectpulmonary embolismen
dc.subjectlow-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH)en
dc.subject.lcshPulmonary embolismen
dc.subject.lcshThrombophlebitis.en
dc.subject.lcshHeparin -- Therapeutic useen
dc.titleTreatment of Calf Deep Venous Thrombosisen
dc.typeArticleen


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