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Body Mass Index, Surgery, and Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Middle-Aged Women: A Cohort Study

Parkin, Lianne; Sweetland, Sian; Balkwill, Angela; Green, Jane; Reeves, Gillian K; Beral, Valerie; Million Women Study, Collaborators; Banks, Emily


BACKGROUND-: Obesity and surgery are known risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE), but there is limited information about the independent effects of obesity on the incidence of postoperative VTE. We linked questionnaire data from the Million Women

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Circulation (Baltimore)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.111.063354


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