Collaborative overview of randomised trials of antiplatelet therapy-III: Reduction in venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism by antiplatelet prophylaxis among surgical and medical patients

January 1994
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);1/22/94, Vol. 308 Issue 6923, p234
Academic Journal
Examines the efficacy of antiplatelet therapy as prophylaxis against deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism in surgical and high risk patients. Reduction in DVT; Evidence of greater effect in combination with other forms of thromboprophylaxis; Effect of antiplatelet therapy pm perioperative mortality.


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