Bleeding & Coagulation Disorders
Population based cohort study on the risk of arterial thrombosis in subjects with venous thrombosis
Inge M van Schouwenburg*, Bakhtawar K Mahmoodi, Ron T Gansevoort
*Corresponding author: Inge M van Schouwenburg
Division of Hemostasis and Thrombosis, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
F1000Posters 2012, 3: 1600 (slide presentation) [English]
Slide Presentation [375.5 KB]
22nd Congress of The International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis 2009, 11 - 16 Jul 2009, P000
Previous studies have shown an increased relative risk of arterial thrombosis after venous thrombosis, although absolute risks are still unknown. Previous studies have shown a mild relation between arterial thrombotic risk factors and venous thrombosis.
Patients with venous thrombosis have a high absolute risk of subsequent arterial thrombosis. This risk could not be explained by the presence of arterial thrombotic risk factors.
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