Venous thromboembolism in shoulder surgery: a systematic review.

Abstract

Although it is generally believed that venous thromboembolism (VTE) after shoulder surgery is very rare, there are increasing reports of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) associated with shoulder surgery. To our knowledge only few studies have reviewed the available evidence on the subject. The purpose of this study was to review the… (More)

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@article{Ojike2011VenousTI, title={Venous thromboembolism in shoulder surgery: a systematic review.}, author={Nwakile Izuchukwu Ojike and Arup K. Bhadra and Peter V Giannoudis and Craig S. Roberts}, journal={Acta orthopaedica Belgica}, year={2011}, volume={77 3}, pages={281-9} }