Thromboembolism, major bleeding and mortality in patients with mechanical heart valves- a population-based cohort study.

Ashkan Labaf, Bartosz Grzymala-Lubanski, Martin Stagmo, Susanna Lövdahl, Mattias Wieloch, Anders Själander, Peter Svensson

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Abstract

Low incidences of thromboembolism (TE) and bleeding in patients with mechanical heart valves (MHV) have previously been reported. This study assesses the incidence of and clinical risk factors predicting TE, major bleeding and mortality in a clinical setting.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)354-359
JournalThrombosis Research
Volume134
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

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