Venøs tromboembolisk sygdom ved COVID-19

Translated title of the contribution: Venous thromboembolism in patients with COVID-19

Maja Hellfritzsch, Thomas Kümler, Anette Tarp Hansen, Marianne Tang, Kasper Gymoese Berthelsen, Annette Dam Fialla, Anita Sylvest Andersen, Peter Kampmann, Anne-Mette Hvas


The importance of venous thromboembolism (VTE) as a major complication in patients with severe corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is becoming increasingly evident. In this review, we describe the proposed pathophysiology of the prothrombotic coagulation changes observed in patients with COVID-19. Further, based on a review of the currently available evidence on VTE prevalence in patients with COVID-19, we present and discuss the recommendations from the Danish Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis on the use of thromboprophylaxis in patients with COVID-19.

Translated title of the contributionVenous thromboembolism in patients with COVID-19
Original languageDanish
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2020


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