Prophylactic agents for venous thrombosis in elective hip surgery. Meta-analysis of studies using venographic assessment.

@article{Mohr1993ProphylacticAF,
  title={Prophylactic agents for venous thrombosis in elective hip surgery. Meta-analysis of studies using venographic assessment.},
  author={David N. Mohr and Marc D. Silverstein and P. A. Murtaugh and Joseph S. Harrison},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={153 19},
  pages={2221-8}
}
BACKGROUND We determined the relative efficacy of various agents or combinations of agents in the prophylaxis of deep venous thrombosis after elective hip arthroplasty. METHODS Peer-reviewed, English-language, human studies articles from 1975 through 1991 were obtained through a MEDLINE database search. Additional references were obtained from bibliographies. Articles that compared the effect of two or more prophylactic agents or placebo in preventing deep venous thrombosis as assessed by… CONTINUE READING

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