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Table 2 Classification of VTE risk in study population according to the Caprini risk assessment model

From: 28 day post-operative persisted hypercoagulability after surgery for benign diseases: a prospective cohort study

Patient stratification Cholecystectomy no. of pts. (%) Hernia surgery no. of pts. (%)
Very low risk (0 point) 0 0
Low risk (1–2 points) 8 (8.9 %) 17 (13.5 %)
Moderate risk (3–4 points) 39 (43.3 %) 60 (47.6 %)
High risk (>5 points) 43 (47.8 %) 49 (38.9 %)