Optimizing diagnostic testing for venous thromboembolism.

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Optimizing diagnostic testing for venous thromboembolism.

Cleve Clin J Med. 2017 Jul;84(7):545-554

Authors: Rendon P, Burnett AE, Zimmerberg-Helms J, Goot T, Streiff MB

Abstract
Diagnostic algorithms for venous thromboembolism exist, but most do not provide detailed guidance as to which patients, if any, may benefit from screening for thrombophilia. This article provides an overview of the optimized diagnosis of venous thromboembolism, with a focus on the appropriate use of thrombophilia screening.

PMID: 28696195 [PubMed - in process]

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