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Pneumonol Alergol Pol. 1998;66(5-6):271-7.

[Secondary prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism: analysis of 49 fatal cases].

[Article in Polish]

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Kliniki Chorób Wewnetrznych Instytutu Gruźlicy i Chorób Płuc w Warszawie.

Abstract

The analysis of 49 fatal cases of venous thromboembolism--VTE (15% of total ambulatory patients number during long observation was performed. The advanced age of patients, multiple risk factors, underlying circulatory and respiratory tract diseases, malignancies, previous episodes of VTE especially with secondary pulmonary hypertension were the most important factors determining fatal prognoses in those patients.

PMID:
9857646
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