OTA2018: Similar efficacy and safety of LMWH 30mg BID and aspirin 81mg BID for VTE prophylaxis
A Different Approach to Preventing Thrombosis (ADAPT): A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Bleeding Events After Orthopaedic Trauma With Aspirin to Low Molecular Weight Heparin Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis
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329 patients with an operative extremity fracture, or pelvic and/or acetabular fracture and required thromboprophylaxis were randomized to either low molecular weight heparin 30mg twice daily or aspirin 81mg twice daily for 90 days. Patients were followed up for bleeding events and venous thromboembolic complications. Results demonstrated no significant differences between groups in rates of eithe...
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