What is venous thromboembolism (VTE)?
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) refers to a blood clot that starts in a vein. It is the third leading vascular diagnosis after heart attack and stroke, affecting between 300,000 to 600,000 Americans each year.
World Thrombosis Day 2019 Webinar
Top 3 Considerations for the Prevention of Hospital-Associated VTE
Thursday, Oct. 10
10-11 a.m. U.S. EST
Co-Hosted By: International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Jeffrey Weitz, MD, Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University Heart and Stroke Foundation
Mary Cushman, MD, MSC, Professor of Medicine, Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont; Director, Thrombosis and Hemostasis Program, University of Vermont Medical Center
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