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Predictors of Iskander et al for Propagation of Deep Vein Thrombosis Above the Knee in a Trauma Patient

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Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory

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Iskander et al identified risk factors associated with extension of deep vein thrombosis from below the knee (infrageniculate) in a trauma patient. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive monitoring and anticoagulation. The authors are from the Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin.

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