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New treatment for superficial vein thrombosisFeb 11, 2011 13:30 EST
A recent study published in the NEJM provides evidence for the adoption of fondaparinux to treat superficial vein thrombosis that has not improved with conservative therapy.
Will you treat superficial vein thrombosis with fondaparinux?
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