Maternal venous thrombosis

Peter Clark

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    Abstract

    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.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3-10
    Number of pages8
    JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
    Volume139
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Keywords

    • Female
    • Fibrinolytic Agents
    • Hemostasis
    • Humans
    • Pregnancy
    • Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic
    • Thrombophilia
    • Venous Thrombosis

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