CEU Statement: Use of COC and risk of VTE (May 2015)

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Published on: 1 May 2015

File size: 217kb PDF

File type: Clinical Statements

Author: FSRH Clinical Effectiveness Unit

The BMJ today publishes the findings of a large UK observational study by Vinogradova et al looking at the association between combined oral contraception (COC) and risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE). The authors conducted two nested case-control studies utilising data from the UK QResearch and Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) databases.

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