Creation and validation of a condition-specific venous thromboembolism risk assessment tool for ventral hernia repair.

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BACKGROUND We used the database of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program to (1) identify risk factors for 30-day venous thromboembolism (VTE) after ventral hernia repair (VHR) and (2) to create and validate a condition-specific assessment tool for the risk of VTE. METHODS Open and laparoscopic VHR patients in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.surg.2015.04.001

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@article{Pannucci2015CreationAV, title={Creation and validation of a condition-specific venous thromboembolism risk assessment tool for ventral hernia repair.}, author={Christopher John Pannucci and Marten N. Basta and John Patrick Fischer and Stephen J. Kovach}, journal={Surgery}, year={2015}, volume={158 5}, pages={1304-13} }