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By: Mrc Healthcare  09-12-2011

Sleep apnea, both obstructive and central, and other types of sleep disordered breathing are significant risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to study findings presented this week at the CHEST 2009 meeting in San Diego, California. “We found that patients with sleep disordered breathing are almost twice as likely to get VTE. The risk [..]