VTE Risk Factors
In half of thrombosis cases cause remains unknown. However, there are several risk factors well defined by practice and medical science.
The main causes predisposing a blood thrombosis inside the veins are as follows:
- surgery or trauma
- prolonged rest (four days or more) in bed, inactivity (sitting a long time in a car or on a plane) or immobilization because of of a splint or a plaster on a limb
- pregnancy, postpartum and hormone therapy (estrogens)
- congenital predisposition to thrombosis (thrombophilia)
- extended trips
CALCULATE THE POSSIBILITY OF A VTE
Several factors may lead to the development of VTE. In this graph, connected in real time with the RIETE Registry, where you can consult the risk of suffering a thrombosis or a pulmonary embolism consistent with the main triggers.
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