Risk of venous thromboembolism occurrence among adults with selected autoimmune diseases: a study among a U.S. cohort of commercial insurance enrollees.

@article{Yusuf2015RiskOV,
  title={Risk of venous thromboembolism occurrence among adults with selected autoimmune diseases: a study among a U.S. cohort of commercial insurance enrollees.},
  author={Hussain R. Yusuf and W. Craig Hooper and Scott D. Grosse and Christopher S. Parker and Sheree L. Boulet and Thomas L. Ortel},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2015},
  volume={135 1},
  pages={
          50-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This study assessed the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among privately insured adults in the U.S. with one or more of the following autoimmune diseases: autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA), immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). MATERIALS AND METHODS Using the Truven Health MarketScan® Databases, patients 18-64 years of age with a diagnosis of AIHA, ITP, RA, or SLE in 2007 and a sex and age-group matched… CONTINUE READING

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