Risk of recurrence after venous thromboembolism in men and women: patient level meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Douketis2011RiskOR,
  title={Risk of recurrence after venous thromboembolism in men and women: patient level meta-analysis},
  author={James Demetrios Douketis and Alberto Tosetto and Maura Marcucci and Trevor P Baglin and Benilde Cosmi and Mary Cushman and Paul Alexander Kyrle and Daniela Poli and R Campbell Tait and Alfonso Iorio},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of sex on the risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism in all patients and in patients with venous thromboembolism that was unprovoked or provoked (by non-hormonal factors). Data source Comprehensive search of electronic databases (Medline, Embase, CINAHL, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials) until July 2010, supplemented by review of conference abstracts and contact with content experts. STUDY SELECTION Seven prospective studies investigating an… CONTINUE READING