Apixaban versus enoxaparin in patients with total knee arthroplasty. A meta-analysis of randomised trials.

@article{Huang2011ApixabanVE,
  title={Apixaban versus enoxaparin in patients with total knee arthroplasty. A meta-analysis of randomised trials.},
  author={Jiahao Huang and Yunfei Cao and Cun Liao and Liucheng Wu and Feng Gao},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  year={2011},
  volume={105 2},
  pages={245-53}
}
It was the objective of this study to systematically compare the effects of apixaban versus enoxaparin in patients following total knee arthroplasty (TKA). A systematic search of Medline, EMBASE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials was conducted. Eligible studies were prospective, randomised control trials (RCT) of apixaban therapy, comparing with enoxaparin, in patients who have a high risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after TKA. Three RCTs involving 7,337 individuals were… CONTINUE READING