Women but not men can stop anticoagulants after VTE

Negative d‐dimers justify stopping anticoagulants in women but not in men after a first unprovoked venous thromboembolism, a Canadian study shows. Long‐term VTE recurrence risk was high for men with negative d‐dimer levels in the five years after a first unprovoked proximal DVT or pulmonary embolism (PE), but not for women, according to results published ...

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