Answer Common Questions About VTE Treatment

We're getting questions about TREATING venous thromboembolism (VTE)...due to new guidelines from the American Society of Hematology.

Which oral anticoagulant is preferred? Continue to think of a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) first for most patients.

Lean toward apixaban (Eliquis) or rivaroxaban (Xarelto)...these don't require pretreatment with an injectable anticoagulant.

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