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Table 2 Common hospital admission and discharge diagnoses for patients with venous thromboembolic event (VTEE) and atrial fibrillation (AF) in Venezuela

From: Characteristics of patients with venous thromboembolism and atrial fibrillation in Venezuela

  VTEE (n = 401) AF (n = 996)
  n % n %
Admission diagnosis     
   Atrial fibrillation 0 0.0% 439 44.1%
   Deep venous thromboembolism 165 41.1% 0 0.0%
   Cerebrovascular accident 6 1.5% 86 8.6%
   Cardiac insufficiency 8 2.0% 60 6.0%
   Pulmonary embolism 45 11.2% 0 0.0%
   Thrombophlebitis 34 8.5% 0 0.0%
   Ischemic cardiopathy 3 0.7% 27 2.7%
   Pneumonia 6 1.5% 21 2.1%
   Unstable angina 0 0.0% 27 2.7%
   Respiratory infection 4 1.0% 23 2.3%
   Hypertension 5 1.2% 22 2.2%
   Respiratory insufficiency 12 3.0% 14 1.4%
   Cellulitis 25 6.2% 0 0.0%
   Embolism/thromb. of arteries lower extrem. 21 5.2% 0 0.0%
   Arrhythmia 0 0.0% 14 1.4%
   Syncope 0 0.0% 14 1.4%
   Pulmonary oedema 0 0.0% 12 1.2%
   Acute coronary syndrome 1 0.2% 11 1.1%
   Other 66 16.5% 226 22.7%
Discharge diagnosis     
   Atrial fibrillation 0 0.0% 857 86.0%
   Deep venous thromboembolism 212 52.9% 3 0.3%
   Pulmonary embolism 64 16.0% 7 0.7%
   Thrombophlebitis 47 11.7% 0 0.0%
   Cardiac insufficiency 6 1.5% 38 3.8%
   Cerebrovascular accident 4 1.0% 24 2.4%
   Venous embolism and thrombosis 23 5.7% 1 0.1%
   Ischemic cardiopathy 5 1.2% 14 1.4%
   Auricular flutter 0 0.0% 14 1.4%
   Other 40 10.0% 39 3.9%