THROMBOTIC RISK MANAGEMENT BEFORE AND DURING PREGNANCY
Traditionally, acute deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is treated with intravenous heparin followed by oral anticoagulants. With the advent of the low-molecular-weight heparins (LMWHs), this strategy is changing dramatically.
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In pregnancy the uterus can compress the left iliac vein and may explain why DVT is significantly more common on the left side in pregnancy (>80% of cases). DVT is more commonly diagnosed in the pelvic venous system in pregnancy (>60% of cases) compared with the non-pregnant population.
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Pregnancy increases the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) 4- to 5-fold over that in the nonpregnant state. The 2 manifestations of VTE are deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolus (PE). Although most reports sugges... Ver mas