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Any questions: Postoperative deep vein thrombosis in patient with hormone replacement implant

BMJ 1997; 314 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7093.0k (Published 24 May 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:k
  1. Michael de Swiet, consultant physician in London

    A 49 year old woman developed an above knee deep vein thrombosis 10 days after a hysterectomy and hormone replacement treatment implant. Should the implant be removed and should she have anticoagulant treatment?

    This patient with deep vein thrombosis above the knee certainly requires anticoagulant treatment to prevent …

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