Share your views on clinical recommendations

Journal of Medical Case Reports welcomes submission of case reports that can inform your colleagues’ clinical decisions – and we also welcome your discussion of these clinical recommendations.
This month, Elizabeth Ball et al. report an unusual incidence of a rare but potentially fatal condition in “Internal jugular vein thrombosis in a warfarinised patient: a case report”. The authors recommend that “patients with IJVT should be formally anticoagulated with intravenous heparin and then be placed on oral anticoagulant therapy. For high risk patients such as those with factor V Leiden deficiency or the prothrombin 20210A mutation presenting with an IJVT, the INR should be maintained at a higher level, between 2.5 and 3.0, and consideration should be given to long-term warfarin therapy.”

If you have seen a similar case, or would like to give your point of view on the authors’ recommendations, share your views on the journal website by using our ‘post a comment’ tool.

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