Hysterectomized black women in Jamaica are not at increased risk of osteoporosis.
Objective: To see if black Jamaican postmenopausal women who had hysterectomy were at increased risk of osteoporosis. To assess the risk of osteoporosis in hysterectomized Jamaican postmenopausal patients.
Venous thromboembolism is a serious complication of many conditions in women. It is more common in older hospitalized women, but should also be suspected in younger women who recently had surgery, hormonal therapy or pregnancy.
Objective: To review cases of venous thromboembolism (VTE) at UHWI from 1999–2004, to identify methods of diagnosis, risk factors and to evaluate differences between survivors and fatalities.