Visit our Evidence-Based Covid-19 Website and Stay Up to Date with the latest Research.
Author Verified
ACE Report #6645
Ace Report Cover Trauma

Safety and efficacy of edoxaban similar to enoxaparin for hip fracture surgery

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Safety and efficacy of edoxaban in patients undergoing hip fracture surgery

Thromb Res. 2014 Jun;133(6):1016-22. doi: 10.1016/j.thromres.2014.03.009. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Contributing Authors: T Fuji S Fujita Y Kawai M Nakamura T Kimura Y Kiuchi K Abe S Tachibana

Did you know you're eligible to earn 0.5 CME credits for reading this report? Click Here


92 patients undergoing hip fracture surgery were randomized to receive postoperative thromboprophylaxis with either oral once-daily edoxaban or once- or twice-daily subcutaneous injections of enoxaparin. This study aimed to compare the safety and efficacy between these two anticoagulant therapies. Results indicated a comparable percentage of patients with a major or clinically relevant non-major b...

CME Image

Continuing Medical Education Credits

You could be earning 0.5 CME credits for each report you read.


Please Login or Join to leave comments.