Air travel and venous thromboembolism / Shanthi Mendis, Derek Yach and Ala Alwan
Other TitlesVoyages aériens et thrombo-embolie veineuse : résumé
Viajes aéreos y tromboembolismo venoso : resumen
Mendis, Shanthi, Yach, Derek & Alwan, Ala'din. (2002). Air travel and venous thromboembolism / Shanthi Mendis, Derek Yach and Ala Alwan. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/71259
Bulletin of the World Health Organization : the International Journal of Public Health 2002 ; 80(5) : 403-406
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Zamani, A.; Omrani, G.R.; Lankarani, K.B. (2003)To assess the risk of venous thromboembolism [VTE] associated with hyperhomocysteinaemia [hyper-Hcy] and hyperlipidaemia, we performed a case-control study. Fasting total homocysteine [Hcy], triglyceride and cholesterol levels were assessed in 43 patients with VTE and 43 controls. Mean Hcy level was significantly higher in the test group. Odds ratio [OR] for VTE in patients with hyper-Hcy was 2.7, with the association stronger in women and those under 50. The OR for those with both hypertriglyceridaemia and hypercholesterolaemia was significantly ...