What is the efficacy of heparin therapy for pulmonary embolism (PE)?

Updated: Jun 06, 2019
  • Author: Daniel R Ouellette, MD, FCCP; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Answer

The efficacy of heparin therapy depends on achieving a critical therapeutic level of heparin within the first 24 hours of treatment.


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