Table 1.

SVTP and Incidence of Cancer: Patient Follow-up and Outcomes

SVTP PatientsControl Group
Follow-up and OutcomeNo. (%)95% CINo. (%)95% CIAbsolute Difference % (95% CI)
CI=confidence interval; NA = not applicable; SVTP = superficial venous thrombophlebitis.
Patients with incomplete follow-up34 (12)8–1684 (15)12–18−3 (−8 to 2)
Deaths within 24 months after index date16 (6)3–919 (3)2–52 (−1 to 5)
Patients with newly diagnosed cancer within 24 months after index date5 (2)1–510 (2)1–40 (−2 to 2)
Recurrent SVTP in patients without cancer at study entry18 (7)4–11NANANA