Obesity: risk of venous thrombosis and the interaction with coagulation factor levels and oral contraceptive use.

@article{Abdollahi2003ObesityRO,
  title={Obesity: risk of venous thrombosis and the interaction with coagulation factor levels and oral contraceptive use.},
  author={M. D. Ph.D. A. Abdollahi and Mary Cushman and Frits R Rosendaal},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  year={2003},
  volume={89 3},
  pages={493-8}
}
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a common disease with an annual incidence of about 1 in 1000. Many risk factors have already been studied, both genetic and acquired. It is unclear whether obesity affects thrombotic risk in unselected patients. Obesity is common, with a prevalence of 20-25% and may therefore have a considerable impact on the overall incidence of thrombosis. We evaluated the risk of thrombosis due to overweight and obesity using data from a large population based case-control study… CONTINUE READING
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