Obstetric Venous Thromboembolism Prevention for Obese Women


    −All patients with obesity: OR of 2.5 for DVT, 2.2 for PE −Obese patients <40 years old: OR of 5.2 for DVT, 5.2 for PE •Nurses Health Study −6-fold increased risk for VTE for patients with BMI >35 •Interaction of obesity with other risk factors −Factor V Leiden, prothrombin mutation Stein et al . Am J Med 2005 Kabrhel et al ...


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