Evaluation of the Caprini Model for Venothromboembolism in Esophagectomy Patients.

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BACKGROUND Patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer are in the highest-risk group for venous thromboembolism, with a 7.3% incidence reported by the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. Venothromboembolism (VTE) doubles esophagectomy mortality. The Caprini risk assessment model (RAM) is a method to stratify postoperative thromboembolism risk… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.05.098

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@article{Hewes2015EvaluationOT, title={Evaluation of the Caprini Model for Venothromboembolism in Esophagectomy Patients.}, author={Philip D Hewes and Krista J Hachey and Xue Wei Zhang and Yorghos Tripodis and Pamela Rosenkranz and Michael I Ebright and David B. McAneny and H. C. Fernando and Virginia R. Litle}, journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery}, year={2015}, volume={100 6}, pages={2072-8} }