Incidence of post-operative deep vein thrombosis in gynaecological oncology.

  title={Incidence of post-operative deep vein thrombosis in gynaecological oncology.},
  author={Alex Crandon and Jerry Koutts},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  volume={23 4},
Using 125I-fibrinogen scanning the incidence of post-operative DVT amongst patients with gynaecological malignancy was shown to be 37.9% which is substantially higher than the 10% to 15% expected in a general gynaecological population. Twenty per cent of the total group studied had isotopic evidence of bilateral venous thrombosis post-operatively. The inaccuracy of clinical diagnosis was demonstrated, and also the need to investigate both limbs if thrombosis was suspected. The incidence of post… CONTINUE READING


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