Deep venous thrombosis after myocardial infarction. Predisposing factors.

Abstract

Of 89 patients admitted to coronary care after myocardial infarction, 27 per cent developed radioisotopic evidence of deep venous thrombosis. This complication occurred more frequently if the patient was over 6o years, if there was a previous history of angina pectoris, and if heart failure or a significant dysrhythmia developed. A group of patients with a… (More)

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@article{Simmons1973DeepVT, title={Deep venous thrombosis after myocardial infarction. Predisposing factors.}, author={Andrew Simmons and M A Sheppard and Arlen Cox}, journal={British heart journal}, year={1973}, volume={36 3}, pages={307} }