A prospective comparison of warfarin to aspirin for thromboprophylaxis in total hip and total knee arthroplasty.

  • Published 2012 in The Journal of arthroplasty

Abstract

Current orthopedic practice requires consideration of contradictory recommendations regarding pulmonary embolism (PE) prevention among patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) and knee joint arthroplasty (TKA). A total of 696 consecutive patients underwent elective THA or TKA. Two hundred eighty-one patients received PE risk stratification per… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.arth.2011.03.032

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