Postoperative anticoagulant prophylaxis has most favorable risk-benefit profile

Muntz, James E.
March 2008
Hem/Onc Today;3/10/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 4, p29
The article reports on randomized trials conducted by researchers from Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa to estimate the risk of major bleeding versus the benefits of averted venous thromboembolism. The trials analyzed the timing of anticoagulant prophylaxis after orthopedic surgery using a clinical cost-effectiveness approach.


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