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Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism After Different Modes of Gynecologic Surgery

Jorgensen, Elisa M.; Li, Anjie; Modest, Anna M.; Leung, Katherine; Moore Simas, Tiffany A.; Hur, Hye-Chun

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: April 2019 - Volume 74 - Issue 4 - p 207–208
doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000554368.74466.24

(Abstracted from Obstet Gynecol 2018;132:1275–1284)

An uncommon but potentially fatal complication of surgery is venous thromboembolism (VTE). It is critical when planning surgery that gynecologic surgeons assess the risk of VTE and provide appropriate prophylaxis for high-risk patients.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Packard Children's Health Alliance, Stanford Medicine, Stanford, CA; and University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA

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