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Table 2 Incidences (per 10,000 women) of VTE according to primary treatments

From: Incidence and risk of venous thromboembolism according to primary treatment type in women with endometrial cancer: a population-based study

  The total follow-up period The first six months Total cases
VTE DVT PE VTE DVT PE
Count Incidence Count Incidence Count Incidence Count Incidence Count Incidence Count Incidence
Primary treatments a
 No treatment b 70 131 33 62 41 77 31 58 13 24 18 34 5338
 Surgery c 231 131 120 68 127 72 108 61 50 28 63 36 17,617
 Radiotherapy 6 109 4 73 3 55 4 73 3 55 2 36 550
 Chemotherapy 18 243 7 94 12 162 12 162 3 40 9 121 741
 Hormone therapy 32 159 14 70 18 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 2010
Total cases 357 136 178 68 201 77 142 54 64 24 84 32 26,256
  1. DVT deep vein thrombosis; HIRA Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service; PE pulmonary embolism; VTE venous thromboembolism
  2. a Primary treatments refers to the first cancer treatments
  3. b Incidence of VTE after diagnosis of endometrial cancer was evaluated
  4. c Neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by laparotomy or laparoscopy was considered as surgery