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Venous thromboembolic diseases: diagnosis, management and thrombophilia testing

Provoked DVT or PE

DVT or PE in a person with a recent (within 3 months) and transient major clinical risk factor for VTE, such as surgery, trauma, significant immobility (bedbound, unable to walk unaided or likely to spend a substantial proportion of the day in bed or in a chair), pregnancy or puerperium – or in a person who is having hormonal therapy (combined oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy).

Unprovoked DVT or PE

DVT or PE in a person with no recent major clinical risk factor for VTE (see provoked DVT or PE) who is not having hormonal therapy (combined oral contraceptive pill or hormone replacement therapy).



NICE guideline [NG158] Published date: 26 March 2020

Source: NICE CKS

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