Ann Vasc Surg 2022 May 16. Epub 2022 May 16.
Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, 2160 S. First Avenue, EMS 110 Room 3215, Maywood, IL, USA, 60153. Electronic address:
Objective: The primary objective of this study is to assess the risk of thromboembolic events in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 and study the impact of thromboembolic events on hospital course and mortality risk during the initial height of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.
Methods: A retrospective review of all adult inpatients (≥18 years old) with COVID-19 infection at a single academic institution from March 15, 2020 - July 1, 2020 was performed. Collected data included patient demographics, comorbidities, hospital admission type, thromboembolic events, laboratory values, use of anticoagulants/antiplatelet agents, hospital length of stay, and in-hospital mortality. Read More