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 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 workup and treatment of these important complications. This report summarizes evidence for thromboembolic disease, potential diagnostic and preventive actions as well as recommendations for patients with COVID-19 infection.


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

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  • April 23, 2020