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Volume:2 Issue:4 Number:50 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #275
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Dabigatran is an inferior thromboembolism prophylactic treatment compared to enoxaparin

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OrthoEvidence. Dabigatran is an inferior thromboembolism prophylactic treatment compared to enoxaparin . ACE Report. 2013;2(4):50. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/275

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

Oral thrombin inhibitor dabigatran etexilate vs North American enoxaparin regimen for prevention of venous thromboembolism after knee arthroplasty surgery

J Arthroplasty. 2009 Jan;24(1):1-9. Epub 2008 Apr 14

Contributing Authors: RE-MOBILIZE Writing Committee JS Ginsberg BL Davidson PC Comp CW Francis RJ Friedman MH Huo JR Lieberman JE Muntz GE Raskob ML Clements S Hantel JM Schnee JA Caprini

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1896 patients scheduled to undergo total knee arthroplasty were randomized to one of three thromboembolism prophylaxis treatments to determine the best prophylaxis option. Patients either received an oral 220 mg dose of dabigatran once daily, an oral 150 mg dose of dabigatran once daily, or a 30 mg injection of enoxaparin twice daily. The results from this study indicated that both treatments of d...

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