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The Related Risk Factors for Recurrence of Venous Thromboembolism:a Meta-analysis

Author LuLu
Tutor LuoJun
School Xinjiang Medical University
Course Surgery
Keywords Venous thromboembolism Recurrence Risk factors Meta-Analysis
CLC R543.6
Type Master's thesis
Year 2013
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Objective To study the related risk factors for recurrence of venousthromboembolism(VTE).Methods Search the literatures about the related factors forrecurrence of VTE.To determine the relationships between the factors and recurrenceof VTE by meta-analysis.Results A total of12studies were included. Results ofmeta-analysis show that factors such as males,age<50years,cancer,antiphospholipidsyndrome are related with the recurrence of VTE.The type of the first VTE and thefirst VTE are provoked or unprovoked has nothing to do with the recurrence ofVTE.Conclusion Many factors do relationships with recurrence of VTE,in order toavoid the recurrence of VTE,the patients with the risk factors for recurrence of VTEshould be appropriate to extend the duration of anticoagulation.

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