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Table 1 Seven cases of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (DVT/PE) after appendectomy

From: Incidence of postsurgical pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis: a single-center retrospective observational study

CaseAge (years)SexOperative time (min)Diagnosis daySymptomsTypes of thrombosisPre D-dimer (μg/ml)Post D-dimer (μg/ml)Diag D-dimer (μg/ml)
Case 142Female832PODNonePE1.16.49.0
Case 265Female943PODNonePE0.76.110.5
Case 377Male803PODNonePE6.08.123.3
Case 486Male1296PODNoneProximal DVT1.03.410.3
Case 547Female986PODLower leg painDistal DVT, PE1.25.2NA
Case 682Female596PODNoneDistal DVT, PE3.56.348.0
Case 758Male745PODNoneDistal DVT, PE18.225.133.2
  1. Pre preoperative, Post postoperatively within 24 h, Diag diagnosis day, POD postoperative day, PE pulmonary embolism, NA D-dimer was not studied that day
  2. Cases are arranged as per their order of occurrence