Venous thrombosis remains a significant cause of maternal mortality and long-term morbidity, both in the developing and developed world. This review details the pathophysiology of venous thromboembolism in pregnancy and outlines the appropriate risk assessment, prophylaxis and management, which is required to minimise the burden of venous thrombosis on maternal health.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology|
|Publication status||Published - 2008|
- Fibrinolytic Agents
- Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic
- Venous Thrombosis