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Table 1 Baseline characteristics in 55 patients with upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT) treated with direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC)

From: Treatment with direct oral anticoagulants in patients with upper extremity deep vein thrombosis

Average age (SD) 49 ± 16,9
Male/Female gender 27/ 28
Ongoing tobacco use 26(47)
Malignancy 10(18)
Surgery within 3 months 13(24)
Immobilisation within 3 months 8(15)
Trauma within 3 months 10(18)
Ongoing pregnancy or postpartum period 0(0)
Oral contraception (females) 7(25)
Acute concomitant medical illness 4(7)
Inpatient treatment for UEDVT 37(67)
Central venous catheter 4(7)
Cardiac pacemaker 1(2)
Peripheral venous catheter 15(27)
Trombophilia (among tested) 15(44)
Effort trombosis 3(5)
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