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Pulmonary Thromboembolism - PE - Risk of Recurrent VTE

HIGH RISK FACTORS FOR RECURRENT VTELOW RISK FACTORS FOR RECURRENT VTE
Male genderFemale gender

VTE not provoked by a reversible factor

  • surgery, pregnancy, fracture

VTE provoked by a reversible factor

  • surgery, pregnancy, fracture
CancerNone of the high risk factors
Previous DVT / PE 

Exogenous oestrogen use

  • OCP, HRT
 

Hypercoagulable states

  • e.g. antiphospholipid syndrome, protein C or S deficiency

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