Tag: Treatment of PE

Rivaroxaban for Treatment of Symptomatic Pulmonary Embolism

Typically, the treatment of acute pulmonary embolism consists of administration of unfractionated heparin or low molecular weight heparin (i.e. enoxaparin) overlapped with vitamin K antagonists (i.e. warfarin).  This can be a very effective treatment regimen, but also very complex.  New direct …

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Thoracic and Respiratory