ea0035s15.1 | Thromboembolism and contraception | ECE2014
, Hugon-Rodin Justine
, Gompel Anne
Venous thrombosis is a common disease, with an annual incidence of 14/1000 persons. Before menopause its incidence is low and strongly increases with age. Combined hormonal contraceptives (COC) increased the risk of VTE. COC use explains a substantial part of VTE among childbearing-aged women and VTE is the most important determinant of the benefit/risk profile of hormonal contraceptive. The increase in thrombotic risk is the highest the first year of COC use and third g...