The use of rivaroxaban in deep venous thrombosis associated with vena cava inferior agenesis

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Arikan A. A., Emre S., Avni B. F.

TURK GOGUS KALP DAMAR CERRAHISI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.27, no.4, pp.583-585, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Inferior vena cava agenesis is a rare anomaly which may result in deep vein thrombosis. There is no clear scientific evidence for the most effective therapeutic management, optimal duration, or the choice of anticoagulant therapy. Herein, we report an 18-year-old male case with deep vein thrombosis associated with inferior vena cava agenesis who was on rivaroxaban as a lifelong anticoagulation treatment for symptoms of venous stasis and the presence of heterozygotic thrombophilic mutations.