Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnant and Puerperal Women in Denmark 1995-2005
The purpose of this study is to describe the incidence of thromboembolic events in relation to pregnancy and when in pregnancy and the puerperal period.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
|Official Title:||Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnant and Puerperal Women in Denmark 1995-2005|
- Absolute incidence of thromboembolic event
Danish Women 15 to 49 years old.
Free of previous VTE and current use of oral contraceptives.
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) still causes maternal death in the western world. The purpose of this study is to estimate the relative and absolute risk of VTE at different gestational ages in pregnant women compared to non-pregnant women.
All Danish Women 15 to 49 years old in the period January 1995 through December 2005, free of previous VTE and current use of oral contraceptives are included.Non-pregnant women are controls.