Prolonged use of thromboprophylaxis may not be necessary in laparoscopic colorectal surgery

Abstract

Patients undergoing colorectal resections are considered high risk for developing thromboembolic disease. We postulate, however, that the rapid recovery and swift mobilization after laparoscopic resections reduce this risk and that these patients therefore do not need prolonged thromboprophylaxis. This hypothesis was tested in this paper. All patients who… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00384-011-1139-2

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