Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in major orthopaedic surgery: A multicenter, prospective, observational study


Altintas F., Gurbuz H., Erdemli B., Atilla B., Ustaoglu R. G. , Ozic U., ...More

ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA, vol.42, no.5, pp.322-327, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 42 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.3944/aott.2008.322
  • Title of Journal : ACTA ORTHOPAEDICA ET TRAUMATOLOGICA TURCICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.322-327

Abstract

Objectives: We investigated risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE), prophylaxis measures employed, and incidence of symptomatic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients undergoing major orthopaedic surgery (MOS).