TITLE

Low-molecular-weight heparin for 7 days was more effective than compression stockings for preventing DVT in knee arthroscopy

AUTHOR(S)
Levi, Marcel
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;12/16/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on effectiveness of low-molecular-weight heparin on knee arthroscopy patients. 1761 patients were examined at Abano Terme Clinic and University Hospital of Padua, Padua, Italy and the follow-up period went on till three months. It was observed that low-molecular-weight heparin for seven days was more effective than graduated compression stockings for preventing deep venous thrombosis in patients having knee arthroscopy.
ACCESSION #
36024710

 

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