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 ...
Women but not men can stop anticoagulants after VTE
By Michael Woodhead
27 May 2019