Deep vein thrombosis and heterotopic ossification in spinal cord injury: a 3 year experience at the Swiss Paraplegic Centre Nottwil

@article{Riklin2003DeepVT,
  title={Deep vein thrombosis and heterotopic ossification in spinal cord injury: a 3 year experience at the Swiss Paraplegic Centre Nottwil},
  author={Christian Riklin and M. Baumberger and Lukas Wick and Dieter Michel and Benno Sauter and Hans Knecht},
  journal={Spinal Cord},
  year={2003},
  volume={41},
  pages={192-198}
}
Study design: Retrospective review of patient data.Objectives:(i) To determine the incidence and time of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) under low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) prophylaxis in spinal cord injury (SCI), (ii) to determine the incidence and time of heterotopic ossification (HO) and (iii) to assess a possible aetiologic relationship in the pathogenesis of DVT and HO.Setting: Swiss Paraplegic Centre, Nottwil.Methods: We analyzed the incidence of DVT and HO in 1209 SCI patients (275… CONTINUE READING

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