How is thrombosis risk assessed in pediatric patients with hereditary and acquired hypercoagulability?

Updated: Jan 05, 2018
  • Author: Paul Schick, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Although strategies for assessment of thrombosis risk in adults are well established, similar guidelines for pediatric patients are lacking. Rühle and Stoll discuss risk prediction models for pediatric VTE.that have the potential for improving  thromboprophylaxis in children. [30]


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