High Rate of Recurrent Thrombosis in Children with Unprovoked Venous Thromboembolism

Hilary Whitworth, M.D.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, U.S.

Little evidence guides the management of pediatric unprovoked venous thromboembolism (VTE). Hilary Whitworth, M.D., discusses the analysis of a single-center retrospective study of children with unprovoked VTE. Various factors affecting the risk of recurrence were analyzed. In summary, there is a high rate of recurrent VTE in children with unprovoked VTE.


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