Is it necessary to revise the guidelines on prevention of thrombembolic disease in pregnancy?

Authors: T. Binder
Authors‘ workplace: Gynekologicko-porodnická klinika 2. LF UK a FN Motol, Praha, přednosta prof. MUDr. L. Rob, CSc.
Published in: Ceska Gynekol 2011; 76(4): 316-320


Aim of the study:
Analysis of the issue of thrombembolic complications in pregnant women.

Type of the study:
Current concepts review.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2nd Medical Faculty of Charles University and Teaching Hospital Motol, Prague.

Analysis of practical implementation of the guideline on the thrombembolic complication prevention during pregnancy. Notes on individual conditions and situations from the viewpoint of thrombembolic complication risk, using “evidence based medicine”. Comparison of the Czech and Anglo-American guidelines.

There is no general consensus on implementation of the guideline on thrombembolism prevention in pregnant women in the Czech Republic and many mistakes may be found in this respect. Although the issue falls primarily into the competence of haematologists, there is a number of situations that must be resolved by the obstetrician.

Key words:
thrombembolic disease prevention, pregnancy.


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Paediatric gynaecology Gynaecology and obstetrics Reproduction medicine
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