There was a 15-fold increase of venous thromboembolism among the pediatric inflammatory bowel disease population compared with the general population, according to presenter at Digestive Disease Week.

“This highlights the importance of the study where we clearly demonstrated an increased risk and also highlights the importance of updating the guidelines,” Renz Klomberg, MD, from Erasmus Medical Center, Netherlands, said during his presentation. “Therefore, based on our results and other literature we propose alternative recommendations for thromboprophylaxis.

“We now

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