Published in Surgery Litigation and Law Weekly, November 21st, 2008
"Fifty-one patients had MVT, diagnosed at autopsy in six. The highest incidence (11.3 per 100 000 person-years) was in the age category 70-79 years. Activated protein C resistance was present in 13 of 29 patients tested. D-dimer at admission was raised in all five patients tested. Multidetector row computed tomography (CT) in the portal venous phase was diagnostic in all 20 patients...
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