Venous thromboembolism


Phlebitis: Inflammation of a vein.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data

392423 individuals

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Apply sex-specific rule None


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Check conditions None


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Check pre-conditions, main-only, mode, registry filters

Hospital Discharge: ICD-10 I26, I80, O87.1, O88.2
Hospital discharge: ICD-9 415|451|6713|6714|6732
Hospital discharge: ICD-8 450|451|671|6739
Hospital discharge: excluded ICD-10 I80.0#
Hospital discharge: excluded ICD-9 4510
Cause of death: ICD-10 I26, I80, O87.1, O88.2
Cause of death: ICD-9 415|451|6713|6714|6732
Cause of death: ICD-8 450|451|671|6739
Cause of death: excluded ICD-10 I80.0#
Cause of death: excluded ICD-9 4510

2 out of 7 registries used, show all original rules.


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Check minimum number of events None


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Include endpoints None


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Remove individuals based on genotype QC


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Control definitions

Controls for this endpoint are individuals that are not cases.

Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy C
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF2

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 19372 10289 9083
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 5.14 4.88 5.46
Mean age at first event (years) 58.63 56.30 61.27


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 0.05 3.17 [2.68, 3.76] 9.7e-41 4315
15 years 0.01 1.27 [1.11, 1.45] 7.0e-4 1173
5 years 0.00 3.43 [3.07, 3.83] <1e-100 1096
1 year - - - -

Age distribution of first events

Year distribution of first events

Cumulative Incidence


Index endpoint: I9_VTE – Venous thromboembolism
GWS hits: 41

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Venous thromboembolism
after Venous thromboembolism

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Venous thromboembolism