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Volume:28 Issue:10 Number:13 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12498
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

OTA 2020: Assessing Venous Thromboembolism in Hip Fracture - Sub-analysis of FAITH and HEALTH Trials

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

Venous Thromboembolism in Hip Fracture Patients: A Subanalysis of the FAITH and HEALTH Trials

Contributing Authors: D Macdonald D Neilly P Schneider S Bzovsky S Sprague D Axelrod RW Poolman F Frihagen M Bhandari M Swiontkowski E Schemitsch I Stevenson The HEALTH Investigators FAITH investigators

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A total of 2520 patients in the FAITH and HEALTH trials with hip fractures were included in this sub-analysis assessing the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and factors associated with VTE. The primary outcome of interest was the incidence of VTE in the hip fracture population. Secondary outcomes of interest included timing of VTE, prophylaxis prescribed, and factors associated with VTE. ...

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