Smoking, surgery, and venous thromboembolism risk in women: United Kingdom cohort study

Date

2013

Authors

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

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American Heart Association

Abstract

Background-Evidence about the effect of smoking on venous thromboembolism risk, generally and in the postoperative period, is limited and inconsistent. We examined the incidence of venous thromboembolism in relation to smoking habits, both in the absence

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Keywords

Keywords: adult; age; alcohol consumption; article; body mass; cardiovascular risk; cohort analysis; controlled study; diabetes mellitus; female; follow up; hormone substitution; hospital admission; human; hypertension; incidence; major clinical study; medical hist Cohort studies; Deep vein thrombosis; Pulmonary embolism; Smoking; Surgery

Citation

Source

Circulation

Type

Journal article

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DOI

10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.001428

Restricted until

2037-12-31