Anatomic distribution of deep vein thrombosis in pregnancy.

@article{Chan2010AnatomicDO,
  title={Anatomic distribution of deep vein thrombosis in pregnancy.},
  author={Wee Shian Chan and Frederick A Spencer and Jeffrey S. Ginsberg},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={2010},
  volume={182 7},
  pages={657-60}
}
BACKGROUND Prospective studies of nonpregnant patients have demonstrated that most deep vein thromboses of the lower extremity originate in the calf veins and progress proximally, but the anatomic distribution of thromboses in pregnant patients is unclear. An understanding of the anatomic distribution of deep vein thrombosis in pregnancy has important implications for optimizing diagnostic imaging protocols. We undertook this study to determine the anatomic distribution of deep vein thrombosis… CONTINUE READING

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