Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 2022 May 3:1-12. Epub 2022 May 3.
Department of Internal Medicine, IRCCS Fondazione Policlinico San Matteo, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy.
Introduction: Chronic gastrointestinal disorders (including autoimmune gastritis, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and diverticular disease) are highly prevalent disorders, that may be associated with unpredictable, life-threatening complications, such as thromboembolic events. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Several conditions, including cancer, major trauma, surgery, prolonged immobilization, are well-established risk factors for VTE. Read More