The value of D-dimer in the detection of early deep-vein thrombosis after total knee arthroplasty in Asian patients: a cohort study

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The relationship of D-dimer and deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) after total knee arthroplasty (TKA) remains controversial. The purpose of this study was to assess the value of D-dimer in the detection of early DVT after TKA. METHODS The measurements of plasma D-dimer level were obtained preoperatively and at day 7 postoperatively in 78… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1477-9560-6-5

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