How is the risk of thrombosis versus the risk of bleeding weighed in the treatment of hereditary and acquired hypercoagulability?

Updated: Jan 05, 2018
  • Author: Paul Schick, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Answer

The risk of thrombosis should outweigh the risk of bleeding, especially in older patients, when deciding on anticoagulation.


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