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Volume:3 Issue:10 Number:33 ISSN#:2563-5476
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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #6842
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Potential efficacy of low-molecular-weight heparin in preventing thromboembolic events


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OrthoEvidence. Potential efficacy of low-molecular-weight heparin in preventing thromboembolic events. ACE Report. 2014;3(10):33. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/6842

Study Type:Meta analysis
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Prevention of venous thromboembolic events with low-molecular-weight heparin in the non-major orthopaedic setting: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Arthroscopy. 2014 Aug;30(8):987-96

Contributing Authors: C Chapelle N Rosencher P Jacques Zufferey P Mismetti M Cucherat S Laporte Meta-Embol Group

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Synopsis

Data from 14 Level I or Level II randomized controlled trials (N=4726) was gathered in this meta-analysis. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of low-molecular-weight heparin venous thromboprophylaxis versus placebo/no treatment in non-major orthopaedic patients with transient reduced mobility. Findings indicated significant risk reduction of thromboembolic events with prophylactic lo...

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