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Incidence of venous thromboembolism in patients with peripheral arterial disease after endovascular intervention

Presented at the Forty-sixth Annual Meeting of the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery, Manalapan, FL. January 19-221 2022.
      Objective: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a well-known postoperative complication; however, the incidence of VTE after peripheral vascular intervention (PVI) has not been well described. Despite the minimally invasive nature of these procedures, the patients undergoing PVI have significant risk factors for the development of VTE. In the present study, our objective was to describe the short-term incidence of VTE after PVI, identify differences between the sexes, and examine the periprocedural antiplatelet and anticoagulation regimens.
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