Venous thromboembolism is rare with a multimodal prophylaxis protocol after total hip arthroplasty.


UNLABELLED We evaluated the safety and efficacy of a multimodal approach for prophylaxis of thromboembolism after total hip arthroplasty, which includes preoperative discontinuation of procoagulant medication; autologous blood donation; hypotensive epidural anesthesia; intravenous administration of heparin during surgery and before femoral preparation… (More)


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