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Volume:6 Issue:10 Number:66 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #10669
Ace Report Cover Trauma

OTA2018: Comparing efficacy between various VTE prophylaxis strategies after orthopaedic trauma

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

Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Lower Extremity Orthopaedic Trauma: A Network Meta-Analysis

Contributing Authors: H Johal J Yan A Karir

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28 randomized controlled trials were included in this network meta-analysis which compared efficacy and safety outcomes among thromboprophylaxis strategies and control (no treatment) following trauma of the lower extremity. Analyses were subgrouped based on site of injury, either proximal or distal to the knee. Despite some analyses demonstrating significant differences between active thromboproph...

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