TITLE

Risk for postoperative venous thromboembolism in women was increased for 12 weeks and varied by type of surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Crowther, Mark
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;3/16/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a medical research related to venous thromboembolism. It explores the risk for postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE) by time since surgery and type of surgery in middle-aged women. It concludes that risk for postoperative venous thromboembolism varied by time and type of surgery in women like Joint replacement surgery and cancer surgery had the highest risks.
ACCESSION #
48839872

 

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