Symptomatic pulmonary embolism after outpatient arthroscopic procedures of the knee: the incidence and risk factors in 418,323 arthroscopies.

@article{Hetsroni2011SymptomaticPE,
  title={Symptomatic pulmonary embolism after outpatient arthroscopic procedures of the knee: the incidence and risk factors in 418,323 arthroscopies.},
  author={Iftach Hetsroni and Stephen Lyman and Hyuigyung Do and Gideon Mann and Robert G Marx},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 1},
  pages={47-51}
}
Pulmonary embolism is a serious complication after arthroscopy of the knee, about which there is limited information. We have identified the incidence and risk factors for symptomatic pulmonary embolism after arthroscopic procedures on outpatients. The New York State Department of Health Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System database was used to review arthroscopic procedures of the knee performed on outpatients between 1997 and 2006, and identify those admitted within 90 days of… CONTINUE READING
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