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Thromboembolism.

Abstract:

INTRODUCTION: Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism may occur in almost 2 in 1000 people each year, with up to 25% of those having a recurrence. Around 5% to 15% of people with untreated DVT may die from pulmonary embolism. Risk factors for DVT include immobility, surgery (particularly orthopaedic), malignancy, pregnancy, older age, and inherited or acquired prothrombotic clotting disorders. METHODS AND OUTCOMES: We conducted a systematic review and aimed to answer the following ...

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Journal:
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Volume:
2011
Issue:
3
Pages:
475-477
Publication date:
2011-01-01
EISSN:
1752-8526
ISSN:
0002-838X
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:119548
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uuid:f9a3d5f2-8ac9-4aa5-a63d-16054ba56976
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pubs:119548
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119548
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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