The effect of BMI on haemostasis: Implications for thrombosis in women's health.

@article{Hunt2017TheEO,
  title={The effect of BMI on haemostasis: Implications for thrombosis in women's health.},
  author={Beverley J Hunt},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2017},
  volume={151 Suppl 1},
  pages={S53-S55}
}
Obesity has reached epidemic proportions and is a well-recognised risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE). This article summarises the current understanding of obesity and debates how obesity induces this increased risk of VTE. Obesity is associated with prothrombotic changes which have been well-characterised and include increased levels of… CONTINUE READING