What is the incidence of venous thromboembolism in the US?

Updated: Jun 06, 2019
  • Author: Daniel R Ouellette, MD, FCCP; Chief Editor: Zab Mosenifar, MD, FACP, FCCP  more...
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Venous thromboembolism is a major health problem. The average annual incidence of venous thromboembolism in the United States is 1 person per 1000 population, [3, 23, 24] with about 250,000 incident cases occurring annually.


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