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Venous thromboembolism

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Venous thromboembolism or VTE is a term used to describe deep vein thrombosis, with or without the complication of pulmonary embolism. As mentioned in this Wikipedia article, VTE is also known as economy class syndrome.

SNPs in several genes can raise the risk of developing venous thromboembolism:


Several other SNPs have lesser effects:


The CYP3A5*1 allele appears to be significantly associated with higher risk for venous thromboembolism among postmenopausal women taking oral estrogen. [PMID 18628519]