Padua Prediction Score for Risk of VTE

Determines anticoagulation need in hospitalized patients by risk of VTE.

Active Cancer

Previous VTE (excluding superficial vein thrombosis)

Reduced Mobility

Already known thrombophilic condition

Recent (≤1 month) trauma and/or surgery

Elderly Age (≥70 years)

Heart and/or respiratory failure

Acute MI and/or Ischemic Stroke

Acute infection and/or rheumatologic disorder

Obesity (BMI ≥30)

Ongoing hormonal treatment


Source: Barbar S, Noventa F, Rossetto V, Ferrari A, Brandolin B, Perlati M, De Bon E, Tormene D, Pagnan A, Prandoni P. A risk assessment model for the identification of hospitalized medical patients at risk for venous thromboembolism: the Padua Prediction Score. J Thromb Haemost. 2010 Nov;8(11):2450-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1538-7836.2010.04044.x.