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CHEST releases updated guidelines for management of VTE

KEY POINT

Revised guidelines on management of venous thromboembolism (VTE), released by the American College of Chest Physicians in early January, updated recommendations on a variety of topics and included wider use of the newer oral anticoagulants.

SOURCES

Kearon C et al. Antithrombotic therapy for VTE disease: CHEST guideline. CHEST. 2016;[Epub ahead of print].