First venous thromboembolism in admitted patients younger than 50years old

Published: 23 May 2016
Author(s): Anne-Laure Roupie, Antoine Dossier, Tiphaine Goulenok, Anne Perozziello, Thomas Papo, Karim Sacre
Issue: May 2016
Section: Letter to the Editor

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is uncommon in young adults [1,2]. The aim of this study was to define the frequency, risk factors and associated diseases in patients younger than 50 admitted with a first VTE episode.