Enoxaparin superior to warfarin in prevention of venous thromboembolism after primary TKA
How to Cite
OrthoEvidence. Enoxaparin superior to warfarin in prevention of venous thromboembolism after primary TKA. ACE Report. 2014;3(9):33. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5228
Prevention of venous thromboembolic disease following primary total knee arthroplasty. A randomized, multicenter, open-label, parallel-group comparison of enoxaparin and warfarinJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2001 Jun;83-A(6):900-6
Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here
349 patients undergoing knee arthroplasty were randomized to receive thromboprophylaxis with enoxaparin or warfarin postoperatively. Patients were assessed for venous thromboembolism defined as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary vein thrombosis. Enoxaparin was significantly more effective than adjusted‐dose warfarin in reducing the occurrence of asymptomatic venous thromboembolism, including proxi...
Continuing Medical Education Credits
You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.LEARN MORE