• Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Venous Thromboembolism: New Therapies on the Horizon

    6 days ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

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  • Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Venous Thromboembolism: New Therapies on the Horizon

    Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Venous Thromboembolism: New Therapies on the Horizon

    6 days ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    The incidence of venous thromboembolism is increasing in pediatric patients. Prompt recognition and evaluation of VTE in young patients could prevent significant morbidity or mortality. In contrast to VTE in adults, current treatment guidelines are largely based on expert opinion as limited randomized controlled trial data exist about the appropriate management in pediatric patients with traditional anticoagulants. However, recently approved direct-acting oral anticoagulants in adults are also being investigated in pediatric VTE and these data could inform future evidence-based treatment...
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