Combined hormonal contraception and risk of venous thromboembolism within the first year following pregnancy. Danish nationwide historical cohort 1995-2009.

@article{Petersen2014CombinedHC,
  title={Combined hormonal contraception and risk of venous thromboembolism within the first year following pregnancy. Danish nationwide historical cohort 1995-2009.},
  author={Jesper Friis Petersen and Thomas Bergholt and Anne Kristine Nielsen and Michael J. Paidas and Ellen Christine Leth L\okkegaard},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  year={2014},
  volume={112 1},
  pages={73-8}
}
Estimating the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) associated with combined hormonal contraceptives following early terminated pregnancies or birth, a Danish nationwide retrospective cohort observing a one-year follow-up was defined using three unique registries. All Danish women with confirmed pregnancies aged 15-49 during the period of 1995-2009 were included. The main outcomes were relative and absolute risks of first time venous thromboembolism in users as well as non-users of combined… CONTINUE READING