Venous thromboembolism among patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at Veterans Health Administration Hospitals.

Journal Article (Letter)

Patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are at heightened risk of venous thromboembolic events (VTE), though there is no data examining when these events occur following a COVID-19 diagnosis. We therefore sought to characterize the incidence, timecourse of events, and outcomes of VTE during the COVID-19 pandemic in a national healthcare system using data from Veterans Affairs Administration.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gutierrez, JA; Samsky, MD; Schulteis, RD; Gu, L; Swaminathan, RV; Aday, AW; Rao, SV

Published Date

  • July 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 237 /

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 4

PubMed ID

  • 33745899

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC7970480

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-6744

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ahj.2021.03.010


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States