The John Charnley Award: prevention of readmission for venous thromboembolic disease after total hip arthroplasty.

@article{Pellegrini2005TheJC,
  title={The John Charnley Award: prevention of readmission for venous thromboembolic disease after total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Vincent D. Pellegrini and Christopher T. Donaldson and Daniel C Farber and Erik B. Lehman and C. McCollister Evarts},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2005},
  volume={441},
  pages={56-62}
}
UNLABELLED Venous thromboembolic disease remains the most common reason for readmission after total hip arthroplasty. Prospective analysis of screening contrast venography was done from 1984 to 2003 in 1972 patients having elective total hip arthroplasty. Patients with deep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism received warfarin therapy; those with… CONTINUE READING