Lower risk of thromboembolic disease after total hip replacement with non-cemented than with cemented prostheses.

@article{Francis1986LowerRO,
  title={Lower risk of thromboembolic disease after total hip replacement with non-cemented than with cemented prostheses.},
  author={Charles W. Francis and Victor J. Marder and C. McCollister Evarts},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1986},
  volume={1 8484},
  pages={769-71}
}
During the course of a prospective, randomised trial comparing dextran 40 with antithrombin III plus heparin as prophylaxis against thrombosis after total hip replacement, an unexpectedly low incidence of postoperative thromboembolic disease was found in patients receiving non-cemented (0 of 23) rather than cemented prostheses (4 of 13, 31%). Despite the… CONTINUE READING