Risk Factors, Prophylaxis, and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Congenital Heart Disease Patients

Congenital heart disease (CHD) is a common condition in the pediatric population, affecting up to 1% of all live births (i.e., around 40,000 newborns/year in the United States). Although CHD does have a wide range of severity, by the age of 5 years approximately 80% of patients will require at least...

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Main Authors: Michael Silvey, Leonardo R. Brandão
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2017-06-01
Series:Frontiers in Pediatrics
Online Access:http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fped.2017.00146/full

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