An unusual case of symptomatic deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism after arthroscopic meniscus surgery

BACKGROUND Although thrombosis complication is rare after arthroscopic meniscus surgery, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism can be fatal. The associated risk factors and whether anticoagulant prevention after arthroscopic knee surgery is necessary have not reach consensus. Here we present a case of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism after… (More)