Incidence, clinical characteristics, and timing of objectively diagnosed venous thromboembolism during pregnancy.

OBJECTIVE To estimate the incidence, timing, and associated clinical characteristics of objectively diagnosed pregnancy-associated venous thromboembolism. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed venous thromboembolism cases (deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) that occurred between 1978 and 1996. Study inclusion criteria required the objective… CONTINUE READING