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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #10361
Ace Report Cover Sports Medicine

Asymptomatic DVT reduced, no reduction in symptomatic VTE with LMWH vs control in knee arthroscopy


Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Efficacy and safety of low-molecular-weight heparin after knee arthroscopy: A meta-analysis

PLoS One. 2018 Jun 21;13(6):e0197868

Contributing Authors: Q Xie L Sun HF Huang JL Tian XT Yang RY Hu ZH Yan SS Li XB Tian

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Synopsis

Seven randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis which compared the efficacy and safety events between low molecular weight heparin and control for thromboprophylaxis in knee arthroscopy. Among pooled efficacy analyses, the only significant difference observed was a lower incidence of asymptomatic deep vein thrombosis among those administered LMWH; incidence of symptomatic ve...

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