Does aspirin have a role in preventing unprovoked recurrent thromboembolism?

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Yenny Yenny


Venous thromboembolism (VTE), comprising deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), is a frequently recurring and serious complication after cessation of anticoagulant therapy. Several studies indicate that 10 years after cessation of anticoagulant therapy the risk of recurrent VTE is 39.9% and nearly 50% for unprovoked VTE.

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Yenny, Y. (2013). Does aspirin have a role in preventing unprovoked recurrent thromboembolism?. Universa Medicina, 32(1), 1–2.
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