Hormonal contraception and venous thromboembolism

@article{Lidegaard2012HormonalCA,
  title={Hormonal contraception and venous thromboembolism},
  author={{\O}. Lidegaard and I. Milsom and R. Geirsson and F. Skjeldestad},
  journal={Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={2012},
  volume={91}
}
  • Ø. Lidegaard, I. Milsom, +1 author F. Skjeldestad
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
  • Background. New studies about the influence of hormonal contraception on the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) have been published. Aim. To evaluate new epidemiological data and to propose clinical consequences. Design. A literature survey. Methods. Studies assessing the risk of specific types of hormonal contraception were evaluated, compared and set into a clinical perspective. Results. The majority of newer studies have demonstrated a threefold increased risk of VTE in current users of… CONTINUE READING
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