Thromboembolic disease and thromboprophylaxis in oral and maxillofacial surgery: experience and practice.

@article{Lowry1995ThromboembolicDA,
  title={Thromboembolic disease and thromboprophylaxis in oral and maxillofacial surgery: experience and practice.},
  author={John C. Lowry},
  journal={The British journal of oral & maxillofacial surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={101-6}
}
  • John C. Lowry
  • Published 1995 in
    The British journal of oral & maxillofacial…
OBJECTIVE (i) To determine the incidence of thromboembolic disease (TED) in major maxillofacial surgery and in particular deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). (ii) To determine current thromboprophylactic practice in the specialty. DESIGN Retrospective survey by questionnaire of five year experience and current practice in UK maxillofacial surgical units. SUBJECTS The patients of 130 consultants carrying out major maxillofacial surgery. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES (i) The… CONTINUE READING