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Guidelines for Anticoagulation Therapy for Secondary
Prevention After Deep Vein Thrombosis

Independent Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism1

Slide 2

June 2011

Whenever we see somebody with an acute venous thromboembolism, the first thing that we ask is whether or not this individual has any acquired risk factors which would explain the thrombotic event. Here in this slide, you see not only independent risk factors for venous thromboembolism but you also can appreciate the associated odds ratio with each of the independent risk factors.

Independent Risk Factors1


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