Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment of Thromboembolic Complications in COVID-19: Report of the National Institute for Public Health of the Netherlands Academic Article uri icon

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  • A potential link between mortality, d-dimer values, and a prothrombotic syndrome has been reported in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection. The National Institute for Public Health of the Netherlands asked a group of radiology and vascular medicine experts to provide guidance for the imaging work-up and treatment of these important complications. This report summarizes evidence for thromboembolic disease, potential diagnostic and preventive actions, and recommendations for prophylaxis and treatment of patients with COVID-19 infection.


  • Oudkerk, Matthijs
  • Büller, Harry R
  • Kuijpers, Dirkjan
  • van Es, Nick
  • Oudkerk, Sytse F
  • McLoud, Theresa
  • Gommers, Diederik
  • van Dissel, Jaap
  • ten Cate, Hugo
  • van Beek, Edwin JR

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  • October 2020

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