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Thromboembolism

  • Daniel M. Becker

Abstract

There are numerous approaches to the prevention of primary and recurrent thromboembolism. Before outlining specific preventive treatments, the need for prevention will be clarified by describing who is at risk, the frequency of the problem, diagnostic approaches, and the consequences of thromboembolism.

Keywords

Pulmonary Embolism Deep Vein Thrombosis Venous Thrombosis Deep Venous Thrombosis Venous Thromboembolism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel M. Becker
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of Virginia School of MedicineCharlottesvilleUSA

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