Prevention of early postoperative deep vein thrombosis by passive exercise of leg during surgery.

@article{Sabri1971PreventionOE,
  title={Prevention of early postoperative deep vein thrombosis by passive exercise of leg during surgery.},
  author={Shaker Sabri and V. C. Roberts and L. T. Cotton},
  journal={British medical journal},
  year={1971},
  volume={3 5766},
  pages={
          82-3
        }
}
  • Shaker Sabri, V. C. Roberts, L. T. Cotton
  • Published in British medical journal 1971
  • Medicine
  • A clinical trial assessed the effect of passive exercise of the lower limb during surgery on the incidence of early postoperative deep vein thrombosis. Thrombosis was diagnosed by means of the (125)I-fibrinogen uptake test. Passive exercise of the lower limb during the operation was achieved by using a motorized foot mover designed for use on supine subjects, and by pedalling only one leg each patient acted as his own control.In a sequential statistical analysis, 47 patients were required to… CONTINUE READING

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