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Post-Thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Risk Factors Following First DVT Episode

Purpose:

To identify risk factors for post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) in a patient who has had a proximal deep vein thrombosis.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

I80.2

Description:

Galanaud et al identified risk factors for post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) following a first episode of deep vein thrombosis. This can help to identify patients who may benefit from additional preventive measures. The authors are from multiple hospitals in Canada, France and the United States.

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