The Coalition to Prevent VTE
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) includes both deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).
About the Coalition
The Coalition to Prevent VTE is a non-profit organization awaiting charitable status, and is composed of a multidisciplinary group of European experts whose objective is to raise awareness about VTE and to promote educational programmes and healthcare initiatives, to reduce the incidence of the disease.
About this website
With this website, the Coalition aims to
- profile the importance of VTE as a major disease
- communicate information on VTE in relation to a wide range of comorbidity areas
- provide a forum in which to present evidence supporting the benefit of prophylaxis in surgical and medical patients
- communicate new data that becomes available from trials, to provide a strong reference resource for health professionals and media