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Inferior Vena Cava Thrombosis With Oral Contraceptives Documented by Computed Tomography.

BARTER, JAMES F. MD; ADDISON, W ALLEN MD; HIDALGO, HECTOR MD; HAMMOND, CHARLES B. MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology: March 1983
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The authors report the case of a patient with thrombosis of the entire inferior vena cava and renal, pelvic, and femoral veins associated with oral contraceptive use. The use of computed tomography and of antithrombin III and releasable plasminogen activator assays is discussed. (Obstet Gynecol 61:59S, 1983)

(C) 1983 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists