Abstract 5582: Safety and Efficacy of Rivaroxaban in Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Elective Major Orthopedic Surgery: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

@inproceedings{Tamhane2009Abstract5S,
  title={Abstract 5582: Safety and Efficacy of Rivaroxaban in Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients Undergoing Elective Major Orthopedic Surgery: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials},
  author={Umesh U. Tamhane and Pascal Meier and Guido Knapp and Hitinder S. Gurm},
  year={2009}
}
Background: Venous thromboembolism is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality after major orthopedic surgery. Recent clinical trials comparing enoxaparin with rivaroxaban, a novel oral facto... 

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