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

Crowther, Mark
March 2010
ACP Journal Club;3/16/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 3, p10
Academic Journal
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.


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