Jean Marie Connors, MD

    Jean Marie Connors, MD

    Assistant Professor, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Anticoagulation During Pregnancy Friday, December 1st, 2017

      Because of physiologic changes during pregnancy, the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is approximately five to 10 times higher than during non-pregnancy, and the postpartum risk is 15 to 20 times higher. Safely and effectively balancing the risks and benefits of anticoagulation in pregnant women is challenging, both because of the dosing complexities of the [...]

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