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Volume:10 Issue:3 Number:11 ISSN#:2563-5476
Author Verified
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #13203
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Similar Adverse Events & Complications with Aspirin vs Enoxparin for Hip/Knee Arthroplasty Patients


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OrthoEvidence. Similar Adverse Events & Complications with Aspirin vs Enoxparin for Hip/Knee Arthroplasty Patients . ACE Report. 2021;10(3):11. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13203

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Aspirin versus enoxaparin for the initial prevention of venous thromboembolism following elective arthroplasty of the hip or knee: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2021 Feb;107(1): 102606.

Contributing Authors: JE Farey VVG An V Sidhu S Karunaratne IA Harris

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Synopsis

Four randomized controlled trials including 1507 adult patients with osteoarthritis (OA) undergoing an elective hip or knee arthroplasty were included in this meta-analysis comparing the use of aspirin to enoxaparin after surgery for thromboprophylaxis. The primary outcomes of interest included incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and mortality, which were evaluated up to 3-months post-surger...

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