Benefits of Achieving Robust Clot Resolution In VTE Patients

Updated: Aug 4, 2020

The Benefits of Achieving Robust Clot Resolution In VTE Patients While Balancing Lower Risk of Adverse Events


– Brian Tweddale, MD, Doylestown Hospital

The majority of VTE patients have traditionally been treated with anticoagulation alone. However, up to 50% of patients who present with lower extremity DVT develop post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), despite being treated with anticoagulation therapy and compression therapy, while 35-50% of patients with PE who are treated with anticoagulation therapy go on to develop some form of functional limitation (Post PE syndrome).


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