[Prevention of thromboembolism in surgery of fractures of the upper end of the femur].

@article{Kudrna2002PreventionOT,
  title={[Prevention of thromboembolism in surgery of fractures of the upper end of the femur].},
  author={Karel Kudrna and Zdeněk Kr{\vs}ka and Jan Kvasni{\vc}ka and Jan Bř{\'i}za and Stanislav Trca},
  journal={Sbornik lekarsky},
  year={2002},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={203-12}
}
Morbidity and mortality after hip fractures is often a result of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Therefore, prophylaxis for venous thrombosis is recommended in patients undergoing osteosynthesis of upper end of lower extremity or arthroplasty of the hip. Study compared efficacy of UFH and LMWH in prevention of thromboembolic disease. The most… CONTINUE READING