The summary below is from the full report titled Extended Oral Anticoagulant Therapy after a First Episode of Pulmonary Embolism. It is in the 1 July 2003 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 139, pages 19-25). The authors are G. Agnelli, P. Prandoni, C. Becattini, M. Silingardi, M.R. Taliani, M. Miccio, D. Imberti, R. Poggio, W. Ageno, E. Pogliani, F. Porro, and P. Zonzin, for the Warfarin Optimal Duration Italian Trial Investigators.
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How Long Should Blood Thinners Be Given to Patients Who Have Had a Pulmonary Embolism?. Ann Intern Med. 2003;139:I-51. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-139-1-200307010-00003
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2003;139(1):I-51.
Emergency Medicine, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary/Critical Care, Venous Thromboembolism.
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