The obesity paradox exists in the context of VTE with patients with a BMI ≥30 more likely to have a VTE but less likely to die than patients with VTE and a normal BMI. According to results presented at the ISTH 2020 Virtual Congress, it’s the underweight patients with VTE who are most at risk of all-cause ...
BMI influence on VTE outcomes puts underweight patients at high risk
By Mardi Chapman
15 Jul 2020