Oral rivaroxaban for the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism: are we ready?

Martin Kuuskne, Jerrald Dankoff
2014 CJEM: Canadian Journal of Emergency Medical Care  
Clinical question Can an oral regimen of rivaroxaban be used for the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism? Article chosen Bü ller H, Prins M, Lensing A, et al. Oral rivaroxaban for the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism. N Engl J Med 2012;366:1287-97. Objective To determine the effectiveness and safety of oral rivaroxaban in the treatment of symptomatic pulmonary embolism when compared to current standard therapy.
doi:10.2310/8000.2013.131073 fatcat:5tc5te6gynewxge235fpw7xy6e