The special case of venous thromboembolism in pregnancy.

  title={The special case of venous thromboembolism in pregnancy.},
  author={Ian Andrew Greer},
  volume={28 Suppl 3},
Pulmonary thromboembolism remains a major cause of maternal death in the Western world. The frequency of antepartum deaths, including deaths in the first and second trimester, which can be associated with early pregnancy problems such as hyperemesis, is similar in number to the deaths occurring following delivery. Risk factors for deep vein thrombosis have… CONTINUE READING