Incidence and prophylaxis of deep venous thrombosis in outpatients with injury of the lower limb.

@article{Kujath1993IncidenceAP,
  title={Incidence and prophylaxis of deep venous thrombosis in outpatients with injury of the lower limb.},
  author={Peter Kujath and Uwe Spannagel and W Habscheid},
  journal={Haemostasis},
  year={1993},
  volume={23 Suppl 1},
  pages={20-6}
}
253 outpatients were included in a prospective randomized study. All patients had incidence of injuries of the lower limb immobilized by a plaster cast. 126 patients (group I) received a subcutaneous injection of Fraxiparin daily, and 127 patients (group II) received no thromboprophylaxis. Without prophylaxis 21 (16.5%) cases developed a thrombosis, and with prophylaxis a thrombosis could be proven in 6 (4.8%) patients only (p < 0.01). Thus, for all patients with an injury of the lower limb… CONTINUE READING

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