Venous thromboembolism in patients having knee replacement and receiving thromboprophylaxis: a Danish population-based follow-up study.

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BACKGROUND We examined the rate of venous thromboembolism, as well as changes over time, in a population-based cohort of patients who underwent knee arthroplasty. METHODS Using medical databases, we identified all patients who underwent primary knee arthroplasties with pharmacological thromboprophylaxis performed in Denmark from 1997 to 2007. The outcome… (More)
DOI: 10.2106/JBJS.J.00676

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