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Combined hormonal contraceptives and venous thromboembolism: putting the risks into perspective

This article evaluates the risk of venous thromboembolism associated with combined oral contraceptives based on a review of the literature. The authors offer recommendations to patients, clinicians and policy makers based on their conclusions. Read the abstract here Obstetrics and Gynecology. (May 2012);119(5):1039-44.