Estimate of Venous Thromboembolism and Related-Deaths Attributable to the Use of Combined Oral Contraceptives in France

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Tricotel, Aurore ; Raguideau, Fanny ; Collin, Cédric ; Zureik, Mahmoud (2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 9, issue 4 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093792, pmc: PMC3994005
  • Subject: Vascular Medicine | Research Article | Thromboembolism | Adverse Reactions | Behavioral and Social Aspects of Health | Medicine | Health Care Policy | Contraception | Cardiology | Pharmacoepidemiology | Clinical Medicine | Q | Epidemiology | R | Health Risk Analysis | Public and Occupational Health | Venous Thromboembolism | Science | Pharmacology | Women's Health | Obstetrics and Gynecology | Medicine and Health Sciences | Health Care

PURPOSE: To estimate the number of venous thromboembolic events and related-premature mortality (including immediate in-hospital lethality) attributable to the use of combined oral contraceptives in women aged 15 to 49 years-old between 2000 and 2011 in France. METHODS:... View more
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