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Duration and magnitude of postoperative risk of venous thromboembolism after planned inguinal hernia repair in men: a population-based cohort study

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Purpose Little is known regarding the magnitude and timing of the risk of VTE following inguinal hernia surgery. We aimed to determine the absolute and relative rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) following planned inguinal hernia repair. Methods We analysed male adults with a first inguinal hernia repair with no prior record of VTE from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink, linked to the Hospital Episode Statistics (2001–2011). Crude rates and adjusted... Expand abstract
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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1007/s10029-017-1716-6

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ORCID:
0000-0002-7071-4098
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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ORCID:
0000-0003-4932-6135
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ORCID:
0000-0003-1024-5602
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ORCID:
0000-0002-1135-9356
Publisher:
Springer Paris Publisher's website
Journal:
Hernia Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
3
Pages:
447–453
Publication date:
2018-01-15
Acceptance date:
2017-12-13
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EISSN:
1248-9204
ISSN:
1265-4906
Pubs id:
pubs:821249
URN:
uri:bafcaf6c-2863-4c0d-994d-966a4e830f78
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uuid:bafcaf6c-2863-4c0d-994d-966a4e830f78
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