Epidemiology of venous thromboembolic disease.

@article{Kim2001EpidemiologyOV,
  title={Epidemiology of venous thromboembolic disease.},
  author={Victor Kim and John M Spandorfer},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  year={2001},
  volume={19 4},
  pages={
          839-59
        }
}
From the information presented in this article, it can be concluded that clinical suspicion of VTE should be increased in patients with a history of VTE, recent surgery, spinal cord injury, trauma, or malignancy. A variety of medical illnesses also increase the risk of venous thrombosis, including congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, stroke with paresis, nephrotic syndrome, cigarette smoking, and obesity. Hypercoagulable states, such as antithrombin III deficiency, protein C… CONTINUE READING

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