Two cases of recurrent deep venous thrombosis in patients under treatment with oral direct thrombin inhibitors

Author: 
Natalia G. Vallianou., Evangelia Margellou., Dimiris Kounatidis., Victoria Gennimata, Agathoniki Gkogkou and Evangelos Konninakis

Background: Oral direct thrombin inhibitors are widely used for treatment and prophylaxis of thromboembolic disease.
Methods and Results: Herein, we report two cases of established recurrent deep venous thrombosis despite treatment with oral direct thrombin inhibitors.
Conclusion: Whether this failure was due to this class of newer anticoagulants or their recommended dosages remains to be elucidated.

Page: 
362-363
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