Patients with current COVID-19 infection undergoing surgery are 50% more likely to have a venous thromboembolism (VTE) than the general population, a global study has concluded. And those with recent infection – 1-6 weeks before surgery – are twice as likely to suffer a VTE after an operation, the data from thousands of patients suggests. ...
COVID-19 increases post-operative VTE risk
By Selina Wellbelove
26 Aug 2021