Risk of venous thromboembolism in women taking the combined oral contraceptive: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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BACKGROUND Much scientific, media and patient interest surrounds the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in women taking combined oral contraceptives (COCs). OBJECTIVE We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess VTE risk in women taking COCs, focusing on drospirenone. METHODS Literature searches of clinical studies on COCs in which VTE… (More)

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@article{Bateson2016RiskOV, title={Risk of venous thromboembolism in women taking the combined oral contraceptive: A systematic review and meta-analysis.}, author={Deborah Bateson and Belinda E Butcher and Catherine Donovan and Louise Sztpulski Farrell and Gabor Kovacs and Tonia M Mezzini and Camille H. Raynes-Greenow and Gino Pecoraro and Christine Margaret Read and Rodney J Baber}, journal={Australian family physician}, year={2016}, volume={45 1}, pages={59-64} }