Pregnancy, the postpartum period and prothrombotic defects: risk of venous thrombosis in the MEGA study.

@article{Pomp2008PregnancyTP,
  title={Pregnancy, the postpartum period and prothrombotic defects: risk of venous thrombosis in the MEGA study.},
  author={Elisabeth R Pomp and A Mari{\"e}tte Lenselink and Frits R Rosendaal and Carine J. M. Doggen},
  journal={Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={632-7}
}
BACKGROUND Venous thrombosis is one of the leading causes of maternal morbidity and mortality. OBJECTIVE In the MEGA study, we evaluated pregnancy and the postpartum period as risk factors for venous thrombosis in 285 patients and 857 control subjects. PATIENTS/METHODS Between March 1999 and September 2004, consecutive patients with a first episode of venous thrombosis were included from six anticoagulation clinics. Partners of patients and a random digit dialing group were included as… CONTINUE READING
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