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December 8/22, 2003

Economy Class Syndrome: Too Much Flying or Too Much Sitting?

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Copyright 2003 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2003

Arch Intern Med. 2003;163(22):2674-2676. doi:10.1001/archinte.163.22.2674

PULMONARY EMBOLISM (PE) and/or deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurring during or soon after air travel has been termed the economy class syndrome.1 Three reports in this issue of the ARCHIVES provide additional insights regarding this syndrome.2-4