Prolonged enoxaparin therapy to prevent venous thromboembolism after primary hip or knee replacement. Enoxaparin Clinical Trial Group.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Patients undergoing hip or knee joint replacement are at risk for venous thromboembolic complications for up to twelve weeks postoperatively. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of a prolonged post-hospital regimen of enoxaparin, a low-molecular-weight heparin, in this patient population. METHODS Following elective total hip or knee… (More)

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