Bilateral vs. ipsilateral venography as the primary efficacy outcome measure in thromboprophylaxis clinical trials: a systematic review.

Abstract

Contrast venography, in combination with symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE), is the standard efficacy outcome measure in clinical trials of thromboprophylaxis in major orthopedic surgery. It is uncertain whether performing bilateral venography offers any real advantage over venography of the operated leg alone. This study was undertaken to determine… (More)

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@article{Lee2004BilateralVI, title={Bilateral vs. ipsilateral venography as the primary efficacy outcome measure in thromboprophylaxis clinical trials: a systematic review.}, author={Agnes Y. Y. Lee and Michael J. Gent and Jim A. Julian and Kenneth A. Bauer and B I Eriksson and Michael Rud Lassen and Alexander G. G. Turpie}, journal={Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH}, year={2004}, volume={2 10}, pages={1752-9} }