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Combined hormonal contraceptives and venous thromboembolism

Published
May 31st, 2012
Type
Staff Publication
Topic
Contraception
Authors
Raymond, Elizabeth G., Raymond, E.G., Burke, A.E., Espey, E.

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.

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