Daniel M. Becker

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A randomized clinical trial of 15 patients with acute spinal cord injuries was performed to test the hypothesis that rotating treatment tables prevent deep venous thrombosis in this population. Four of 5 control (nonrotated) patients developed distal and proximal thrombi, assessed by 125I fibrinogen leg scans and impedance plethysmography. In comparison,(More)
CONTEXT Despite multiple attempts to document and quantify the danger of venous thromboembolism (VTE) following prolonged travel, there is still uncertainty about the magnitude of risk and what can be done to lower it. OBJECTIVES To review the methodologic strength of the literature, estimate the risk of travel-related VTE, evaluate the efficacy of(More)
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