[Frequency and incidence of venous thromboembolism in a general hospital].

@article{Mazzei2005FrequencyAI,
  title={[Frequency and incidence of venous thromboembolism in a general hospital].},
  author={Juan Antonio Mazzei and Ana L{\'u}cia Campos and Marcelo Jos{\'e} Melero},
  journal={Medicina},
  year={2005},
  volume={65 4},
  pages={289-94}
}
The objective of this study was to determine the frequency and incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in an Argentine universitary hospital. We used a longitudinal, retrospective, observational design. Participants were all over-16 year patients who were discharged or died in clinical, obstetrical and surgical units in the Hospital de Clínicas José de San Martín during a 24 month period between July 1, 2001 and June 30, 2003, with a diagnosis on release of VTE. VTE frequency reached 0.92… CONTINUE READING