The effect of chronic liver disease on venous thromboembolism among medically managed patients in Singapore General Hospital.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Chronic liver disease (CLD) has been suggested to be associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE) in western populations. However, little is known about the risk effects of CLD on VTE among Asians. OBJECTIVE To compute the prevalence of VTE among hospitalised Asian patients, and to evaluate the pattern and scale of risk effects of CLD on VTE… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.thromres.2015.06.033

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