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Smoking, surgery, and venous thromboembolism risk in women: United Kingdom cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: Evidence about the effect of smoking on venous thromboembolism risk, generally and in the postoperative period, is limited and inconsistent. We examined the incidence of venous thromboembolism in relation to smoking habits, both in the absence of surgery and in the first 12 postoperative weeks, in a large prospective study of women in the United Kingdom. METHODS AND RESULTS: During 6 years' follow-up of 1 162 718 women (mean age 56 years), 4630 were admitted to hospital for or die...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
Circulation
Volume:
127
Issue:
12
Pages:
1276-1282
Publication date:
2013-03-01
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EISSN:
1524-4539
ISSN:
0009-7322
Source identifiers:
387769
Language:
English
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2013-11-16

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