Risk factors for perioperative venous thromboembolism: A retrospective study in Japanese women with gynecologic diseases

@inproceedings{Suzuki2010RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for perioperative venous thromboembolism: A retrospective study in Japanese women with gynecologic diseases},
  author={Nao Suzuki and Norihito Yoshioka and Tatsuru Ohara and Noriyuki Yokomichi and Takafumi Nako and Namiko Yahagi and Suguru Igarashi and Yoichi Kobayashi and Misako Yoshimatsu and Kenji Takizawa and Yasuo Nakajima and Kazushige Kiguchi and Bunpei Ishizuka},
  booktitle={Thrombosis journal},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with gynecologic cancer have a high risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) like patients with other cancers. However, there is little information on risk factors for VTE during gynecologic surgery and no uniform preventive strategy. Our objectives were to identify risk factors for perioperative VTE in gynecologic patients and establish methods for prevention. METHODS We analyzed 1,232 patients who underwent surgery at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of St… CONTINUE READING

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