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VITUREIRA, Gerardo; RIVA, Eloisa  and  CORA, Mariana. Contraception counseling for women with inherited thrombophilia. Rev. Urug. Med. Int. [online]. 2021, vol.6, n.2, pp.77-85.  Epub July 01, 2021. ISSN 2393-6797.

Contraception in patients with thrombophilia is a challenge for the health team. The role of family planning counseling goes beyond simple prescription, since in order to define the best contraceptive method, it is not enough to consider the woman's medical and obstetric history, but rather it is essential to consider the patient's preferences . Counseling on contraception in women with hereditary thrombophilia should address the risks of venous thromboembolic disease, increased in this group of patients, considering each of the contraceptive methods, as well as those of an unintended pregnancy, in order to contribute to the the decision is made in an informed manner. The present review addresses this risk according to each contraceptive type in patients with different types of inherited thrombophilia.

Keywords : contraception counseling; thrombophilia.

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