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Table 4 FPE incidence in autopsy studies from the 1980s to 1990s

From: Diet as prophylaxis and treatment for venous thromboembolism?

Population (medical, surgical, etc.) Author FPE incidence no anti-coagulation FPE incidence with anti-coagulation
surgical Lindblad [23] 3/15,619 27/15,619
medical and surgical Goldhaber* [21] 1/12,800 12/12,800
   4/28,419 (0.014%) 39/28,419 (0.13%)
  1. * 8/13 patients had autopsy confirmation