Corpus ID: 19502812

[Low-molecular-weight heparin for preventing deep-vein thrombosis after total joint arthroplasty].

@article{Yang2000LowmolecularweightHF,
  title={[Low-molecular-weight heparin for preventing deep-vein thrombosis after total joint arthroplasty].},
  author={G. Yang and H. Lu and J. Gao and B. Kou and Y. Yuan and B. Xu},
  journal={Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 1},
  pages={
          25-7
        }
}
  • G. Yang, H. Lu, +3 authors B. Xu
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine
  • Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) in preventing deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) after total hip and knee replacement (THR, TKR). METHODS From November 1997 to March 1999, we performed total joint replacement for 47 control patients (34 knees, 28 hips) and for 31 patients (19 knees, 17 hips) who had been given low-molecular-weight heparin for preventing deep-vein thrombosis. All patients received venography of the operated limbs after operation… Expand
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