Treatment of Calf Deep Venous Thrombosis

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Treatment of Calf Deep Venous Thrombosis

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[-] show simple item record Rotert, Eric M. Basarich, John R. Nashelsky, Joan 2009-12-11T19:40:50Z 2009-12-11T19:40:50Z 2005-06 eng
dc.identifier.citation American Family Physician, 71(11) 2005. en
dc.description.abstract Patients 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.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Family Physicians Inquiries Network en
dc.relation.ispartof Clinical Inquiries, 2005 (MU) en
dc.subject thrombus extension en
dc.subject pulmonary embolism en
dc.subject low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) en
dc.subject.lcsh Pulmonary embolism en
dc.subject.lcsh Thrombophlebitis. en
dc.subject.lcsh Heparin -- Therapeutic use en
dc.title Treatment of Calf Deep Venous Thrombosis en
dc.type Article en
dc.relation.ispartofcommunity University of Missouri-Columbia. School of Medicine. Department of Family and Community Medicine. Family Physicians Inquiries Network

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