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Table 5 Patients with preoperative insertion of an IVC filter

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

Patient No. Disease PE DVT Timing of insertion (days before surgery)
1 Benign ovarian tumor - + 1 day
2 Endometrial cancer + + 7 days
3 Ovarian cancer + + 2 days
4 Ovarian cancer - + 2 days
5 Ovarian cancer + + 1 day
6 Ovarian cancer + + 5 days
7 Ovarian cancer + + 2 days
8 Ovarian cancer + + 1 day
9 Ovarian cancer - + 6 days
10 Ovarian cancer + + 1 day
11 Ovarian cancer + + 1 day
12 Ovarian cancer + - 3 days
13 Ovarian cancer + + 15 days
  1. DVT: deep venous thromboembolism; IVC: inferior vena cava; PE: pulmonary thromboembolism.