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Duration and magnitude of the postoperative risk of venous thromboembolism in middle aged women: prospective cohort study

Sweetland, Siân; Green, Jane; Liu, Bette; Berrington de González, Amy; Canonico, Marianne; Reeves, Gillian; Beral, Valerie


OBJECTIVE To examine the duration and magnitude of increased risk of venous thromboembolism after different types of surgery. DESIGN Prospective cohort study (Million Women Study). SETTING Questionnaire data from the Million Women Study linked with hospital admission and death records. PARTICIPANTS 947 454 middle aged women in the United Kingdom recruited in 1996-2001 and followed by record linkage to routinely collected NHS data on hospital admissions and deaths. During follow-up 239 614...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: BMJ
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.b4583
Access Rights: Open Access


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