The efficacy of graduated compression stockings in the prevention of deep vein thrombosis.

Abstract

The incidence of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) was studied by the 125I-fibrinogen technique in 70 patients who had had major abdominal operations and who were wearing graduated static compression stockings on one leg, the patient's other leg being used as a control. In the whole group 7 patients developed bilateral DVT, 19 patients developed unilateral DVT… (More)

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@article{Scurr1977TheEO, title={The efficacy of graduated compression stockings in the prevention of deep vein thrombosis.}, author={Joanna Scurr and S. Z. Ibrahim and Richard Faber and L P Le Quesne}, journal={The British journal of surgery}, year={1977}, volume={64 5}, pages={371-3} }