Meta-analysis and suggested guidelines for prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in foot and ankle surgery

@article{Calder2015MetaanalysisAS,
  title={Meta-analysis and suggested guidelines for prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in foot and ankle surgery},
  author={James D. F. Calder and Richard Freeman and Erica Domeij-Arverud and C. Niek van Dijk and Paul W Ackermann},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2015},
  volume={24},
  pages={1409-1420}
}
To perform a meta-analysis investigating venous thromboembolism (VTE) following isolated foot and ankle surgery and propose guidelines for VTE prevention in this group of patients. Following a PRISMA compliant search, 372 papers were identified and meta-analysis performed on 22 papers using the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme and Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine level of evidence. 43,381 patients were clinically assessed for VTE and the incidence with and without chemoprophylaxis was 0.6… CONTINUE READING
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