Rheumatoid arthritis

Risk of venous thromboembolism doubled in people with rheumatic diseases

People living with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases – especially rheumatoid arthritis – appear to be at greater risk of experiencing venous thromboembolism (VTE), researchers reported at the virtual meeting of the European League Against Rheumatism. The risk is about twice that of patients who do not have active disease, but disease-modifying treatments may be able ...

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