Male sex, first idiopathic deep venous thrombosis, and oral contraception were risk factors for recurrent venous thrombotic events

Christiansen, S. C.; Cannegieter, S. C.; Koster, T.
April 2006
Evidence Based Medicine;Apr2006, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p59
Academic Journal
The article reports focuses on a study on the contribution of male gender, first idiopathic deep venous thrombosis and oral contraception on the occurrence of recurrent venous thrombotic events. Prothrombotic abnormalities however did not appear to play an important role. The study was conducted in three anticoagulation clinics in the Netherlands.


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