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ACE Report #10103
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

No significant difference in DVT incidence between aspirin vs rivaroxaban in total knee arthroplasty


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis after total knee arthroplasty (TKA): aspirin vs. rivaroxaban

Rev Bras Ortop. 2017 Dec 6;53(1):22-27

Contributing Authors: JL Colleoni FN Ribeiro PAC Mos JP Reis HR Oliveira BK Miura

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Synopsis

32 patients scheduled for total knee arthroplasty were randomized to thromboprophylaxis with either rivaroxaban 10mg daily or aspirin 300mg daily for 14 days after surgery. Patients were assessed for deep vein thrombosis rate, local complication rate, systemic complication rate, reoperation rate, mortality rate, postoperative blood loss, and hemoglobin and hematocrit drop. Of primary consideration...

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