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CJEM. 2014 Mar;16(2):155-7.

Oral rivaroxaban for the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism: are we ready?

Abstract

CLINICAL QUESTION:

Can an oral regimen of rivaroxaban be used for the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism?

ARTICLE CHOSEN:

B├╝ller H, Prins M, Lensing A, et al. Oral rivaroxaban for the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1287-97.

OBJECTIVE:

To determine the effectiveness and safety of oral rivaroxaban in the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism when compared to current standard therapy.

PMID:
24626121
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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