Meta‐analysis of randomized trials comparing combined compression and anticoagulation with either modality alone for prevention of venous thromboembolism after surgery

@article{Zarba2014MetaanalysisOR,
  title={Meta‐analysis of randomized trials comparing combined compression and anticoagulation with either modality alone for prevention of venous thromboembolism after surgery},
  author={Piotr Zaręba and C. Wu and John Agzarian and Diana P Rodriguez and Clive Kearon},
  journal={British Journal of Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={101}
}
Although venous thromboembolism (VTE) is an important cause of postoperative morbidity and mortality, there is still no consensus on the optimal strategy for VTE prevention after major surgery. The objective of this review was to determine the benefits and risks of thromboprophylaxis with both compression and anticoagulation, compared with either modality alone. 
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