Dr. Paul Dobesh discusses the MICHELLE trial with co-host, Dr. Tracy Macaulay.

0:00-1:00: Introduction

1:01-4:14: MICHELLE trial overview

4:15-11:10: Risk stratification and current recommendations for thromboprophylaxis

11:11-19:43: Thoughts on the MICHELLE trial and application to current practice

19:44-23:00: Future directions

23:01-24:03: Closing



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