venous thromboembolism


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venous thromboembolism

Abbreviation: VTE
A blood clot that forms in a vein and migrates to another location. Typically the clot is a deep venous thrombosis that becomes a pulmonary embolism; it often has serious health consequences.
See also: thromboembolism
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Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is an important clinical entity that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality2.
Evaluation of Prophylaxis for Venous Thromboembolism in the Real-World Settings Among Hospitalized Acutely Medically Ill Patients of Different Age Groups
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Venous Thromboembolism (Blood Clots)," Atlanta: CDC, 2015.
The guideline of “establishment of venous thromboembolism prevention system within hospitals” was published by Chinese Medical Association in 2012.
Incidence rates, clinical profile, and outcomes of patients with venous thromboembolism.
We tested the hypothesis that high complement C3 concentrations are associated with high risk of venous thromboembolism in the general population.
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a disorder in which abnormal clotting of blood occur in deep veins of the body.
Women exposed to drospirenone, gestodene, cyproterone, and desogestrel within the last 28 days had around a four times increased risk of venous thromboembolism," the investigators found.
An evaluation of practice pattern for venous thromboembolism prevention in Lebanese hospitals.
A study published in Circulation affirmed that regular intake of low-dose aspirin may help reduce the incidence of recurrent venous blood clots referred to as venous thromboembolism, as well as the risk of cardiovascular events.