Oral contraceptives and thromboembolism.

  • Published 1967 in IPPF medical bulletin

Abstract

Recent independent studies undertaken in Britain have demonstrated s tatistically for the first time the increased risk of thromboembolic dis ease among women taking oral contraceptives. The Royal College of General Practitioners study suggests that the risk is increased about 6-fold by pregnancy and about 3-fold by oral contraceptives. The Statistical… (More)

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