A meta-analysis of methods to prevent venous thromboembolism following total hip replacement.

@article{Imperiale1994AMO,
  title={A meta-analysis of methods to prevent venous thromboembolism following total hip replacement.},
  author={Thomas F. Imperiale and Theodore Speroff},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1994},
  volume={271 22},
  pages={1780-5}
}
OBJECTIVE While several methods of prophylaxis have been shown to reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism following total hip replacement, the safest and most effective agent is unclear. To clarify this issue, we performed a meta-analysis of the randomized trials of methods used to prevent venous thromboembolism following total hip replacement. DATA SOURCE English-language human studies articles from 1966 through 1993 were obtained from a MEDLINE database search with indexing terms… CONTINUE READING
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