[Perioperative venous thromboembolism prophylaxis].

@article{Samama2011PerioperativeVT,
  title={[Perioperative venous thromboembolism prophylaxis].},
  author={Charles Marc Samama},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  year={2011},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={
          15-21
        }
}
The overall thromboembolic risk results from patient-related risk and surgical risk. The latter has been decreasing regularly over the last decades due to the advances in perioperative management. The benefits of perioperative venous thromboembolism prophylaxis have been firmly established. Mechanical prophylaxis should be considered as first-line therapy in patients with bleeding risk. The association with a drug therapy increases the antithrombotic efficiency. However, the effect of… CONTINUE READING