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Venous thromboembolism linked to enduring risk of heart attack and stroke

BMJ 2007; 335 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.335.7630.1118-b (Published 29 November 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;335:1118

Danish researchers have found a strong link between hospital admission for venous thromboembolism and later heart attack or stroke. In two matched cohorts of Danish adults, the 25 199 people admitted with deep venous thrombosis were 1.6 times more likely to …

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