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Major bleeding after hospitalization for deep-venous thrombosis.

Authors
  • White, R H
  • Beyth, R J
  • Zhou, H
  • Romano, P S
Type
Published Article
Journal
The American Journal of Medicine
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 01, 1999
Volume
107
Issue
5
Pages
414–424
Identifiers
PMID: 10569295
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The incidence of rehospitalization for bleeding was greatest in the first 30 days after discharge, and was approximately twice that seen in patients hospitalized for cellulitis or pneumonia. Further studies are needed to determine why women and nonwhite patients are at increased risk for anticoagulant-related bleeding.

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