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Volume:3 Issue:3 Number:28 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #4735
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Oral dabigatran as effective as enoxaparin in preventing thromboprophylaxis after THA

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OrthoEvidence. Oral dabigatran as effective as enoxaparin in preventing thromboprophylaxis after THA. ACE Report. 2014;3(3):28. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/4735

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

Oral dabigatran versus enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis after primary total hip arthroplasty (RE-NOVATE II*). A randomised, double-blind, non-inferiority trial

Thromb Haemost. 2011 Apr;105(4):721-9. doi: 10.1160/TH10-10-0679. Epub 2011 Jan 12

Contributing Authors: BI Eriksson OE Dahl MH Huo AA Kurth S Hantel K Hermansson JM Schnee RJ Friedman RE-NOVATE II Study Group

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2055 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomized to receive oral dabigatran or subcutaneous enoxaparin to compare the impact each pharmaceutical had on the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) and all-cause mortality. Following assessments over a 3 month period, the results displayed that both dabigatran and enoxaparin were equally effective in preventing VTE following TH...

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