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Annual incidence of all thromboembolism

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Annual incidence of all thromboembolism, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) alone, and plumonary embolism  (PE) with or without deep vein thrombosis (PE ± DVT) among residents of Olmsted County, Minnesota, from 1966 to 1990, by age

Silverstein M, Heit J, Mohr D, Petterson T, et al. Trends in the Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A 25- year population based study. Arch Int Med. 1998; 158(6): 585-93. http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/158/6/585

Reference

Title
Trends in the Incidence of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A 25- year population based study
Publication
Arch Int Med
Publication Date
1998
Authors
Silverstein M, Heit J, Mohr D, Petterson T, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 158, Issue 6
Pages
585-93
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor

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