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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:399 ISSN#:2563-5476
Meta-analysis
ACE Report #2867
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

A Meta-analysis of Thromboembolic Prophylaxis Following Elective Total Hip Arthroplasty


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OrthoEvidence. A Meta-analysis of Thromboembolic Prophylaxis Following Elective Total Hip Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2013;2(7):399. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/2867

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

A Meta-analysis of Thromboembolic Prophylaxis Following Elective Total Hip Arthroplasty

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2000 Jul;82-A(7):929-38.

Contributing Authors: Freedman Brookenthal Fitzgerald Williams Lonner

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Synopsis

A meta analysis was performed to determine the safety and efficacy of various venous thromboembolism prophylaxis agents. The results of fifty-two trials (n =10929) utilizing bilateral venography to assess the presence of DVT among different treatment groups were used. The results showed Warfarin to be the safest and most efficacious agent compared to the low dose Heparin treatment was efficacious ...

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