Combined hormonal contraceptives and venous thromboembolism
- May 31st, 2012
- Raymond, Elizabeth G., Burke, A.E., Espey, E.
Obstetrics & Gynecology; May 2012; Vol. 119(5):1039-1044; doi:10.1097/AOG.0b013e31825194ca
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.