Postoperative deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: diagnosis, management, and prevention.

Abstract

With the application of new surgical approaches and more extensive neurotologic procedures, the length of surgery may be prolonged and patients are often immobilized for extended periods. Statistics indicate that as many as 40% of patients over the age of 40 operated on for more than an hour will develop a deep venous thrombosis; the risk of fatal pulmonary… (More)

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@article{Seiden1986PostoperativeDV, title={Postoperative deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism: diagnosis, management, and prevention.}, author={Allen M Seiden and Myles L. Pensak}, journal={The American journal of otology}, year={1986}, volume={7 5}, pages={377-83} }