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In reply: Is it time to initiate venous thromobolism prophylaxis for acute and ambulatory outpatients with lower limb immobilisation?

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  • AC and BK are joint first authors.

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  • AC and BK contributed equally.

  • Correction notice Since this letter was first published, the title has been updated to read venous thrombolism rather than venothrombolism.

  • Contributors AC and BK contributed equally to this manuscript.

  • Funding This study was funded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ( and grant number: 1K08HL140105-01.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient and public involvement Patients and/or the public were not involved in the design, conduct, reporting or dissemination plans of this research.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.