Objective: DVT is a common vascular disease among females due to more prevalence of risk factors such as obesity, immobility and specifically pregnancy and administration of oral contraceptives.
Because of its complication such as pulmonary emboli with potential high risk condition and post thrombotic syndrome, leading to prolonged relative disability and recurrence of disease and some other personal and social problems for treatment, its nescessitates study of risk factors and clinical features of these patients Materials and Methods: Present study was performed cross-sectionally on 133 female patients with clinical and paraclinically approved DVT admitted from March 2001to Aug of 2003 in Imam-Reza Hospital. The infromation gathered by a check list was analyzed with SPSS and MINITAB softwares
Results and Conclusion: Among 133 patients with DVT, from 11 to 88 years old, long lasting immobility and then OC administration were the top two risk factors, there were two dominant age groups of less than 40 and more than 65 years old that in the first group, using OC and then immobility; and in second one immobility and then malignancy were the most common risk factors of DVT. Remarkablv all patients using OC had DVT in their left foot
Precipitating factors of deep venous thrombosis [dvt]in females in imam reza hospital, mashhad, Iran [2001-2003],
Iran. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Infertil. 2003;
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