Site of venous thromboembolism and prothrombotic mutations according to body mass index. Results from the EDITH study.

@article{Delluc2011SiteOV,
  title={Site of venous thromboembolism and prothrombotic mutations according to body mass index. Results from the EDITH study.},
  author={Aur{\'e}lien Delluc and Emmanuelle Le Moigne and C{\'e}cile Tromeur and Elise Noel-Savina and Francis Couturaud and Dominique Mottier and Gregoire Le Gal and Karine Lacut},
  journal={British journal of haematology},
  year={2011},
  volume={154 4},
  pages={486-91}
}
This study evaluated the impact of body mass index (BMI) on venous thromboembolism (VTE) site and assessed a possible interaction between BMI and prothrombotic risk factors in patients included in the EDITH (Etude des Déterminants et Interactions de le THrombose veineuse) study. A cross-sectional study was used to compare the site of unprovoked VTE according to BMI categories in 1077 patients and a matched case-control study (732 pairs) assessed the joint effect of BMI and prothrombotic… CONTINUE READING