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What is vte?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: VTE stands for…

…venous thromboembolism (blood clots); it includes both deep vein thromboses (dvts) & pulmonary embolisms (pes) which are blood clots in the lungs.
They are treated with anticoagulants like heparin, dabigatran, or warfarin (coumadin).

In brief: VTE stands for…

…venous thromboembolism (blood clots); it includes both deep vein thromboses (dvts) & pulmonary embolisms (pes) which are blood clots in the lungs.
They are treated with anticoagulants like heparin, dabigatran, or warfarin (coumadin).
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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