Run Time: 3 minutes
Author: Dr. Gregory Burcham
- Xarelto and Coumadin are not 100% protective of PE and the rate of recurring venous thromboembolism is about 2%.
- About 10% of recurrent PEs will be fatal, meaning 2 out of 1000 PEs will be fatal despite the patient being on an anticoagulant.
Link to Podcast: http://medicalminute.madewithopinion.com/pe-on-xarelto/