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Table 1 Incidence and type of perioperative VTE in patients with gynecologic disease

From: Risk factors for perioperative venous thromboembolism: A retrospective study in Japanese women with gynecologic diseases

  Total VTE (n) Preoperative (n) Postoperative (n)
All gynecologic diseases (n = 1,232) 39 25 14
Benign diseases (n = 864) 7 3 4
Malignant diseases (n = 368) 32 22 10
Uterine cervical cancer (n = 100) 3 0 3
Endometrial cancer (n = 117) 3 1 2
Ovarian cancer/tubal cancer (n = 144) 26 21 5
Age, years (range) 60.6 (42-88) 58.0 (40-75)
BMI, kg/m2 (range) 21.7 (16.6-28.5) 22.2 (16.4-27.8)
Tumor diameter, cm (range) 16.9 (6-30) 10.3 (3-20)
  1. *: Significant difference by Student's t-test (p < 0.01)
  2. BMI: body mass index; VTE: venous thromboembolism.