Is chemical thromboprophylaxis necessary following total hip replacement?
Is routine chemical thromboprophylaxis after total hip replacement really necessary in a Japanese population?J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2011 Feb;93(2):251-6
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255 Japanese patients undergoing primary unilateral cementless total hip replacement (THR) were randomized into three groups to assess the efficacy of current prophylactic treatments for venous thromboembolisims (VTE). This study examined the the use of mechanical prophylactics separately and in conjunction with current pharmacological prophylactics (Fondaparinux and Enoxaparin). The results illu...
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