Vegetables intake and venous thromboembolism: a systematic review

  title={Vegetables intake and venous thromboembolism: a systematic review},
  author={G. Lippi and C. Mattiuzzi and M. Franchini},
  journal={Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis},
  • G. Lippi, C. Mattiuzzi, M. Franchini
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis
  • A higher intake of vegetables has been convincingly associated with a decreased risk of arterial thrombotic disorders, so that a similar association may be expected with venous thromboembolism. An electronic search was conducted in Medline, Web of Science and Scopus to identify epidemiological studies that investigated the independent association between intake of vegetables and risk of venous thrombosis. Our systematic literature search allowed to identify four prospective and one case–control… CONTINUE READING
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