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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #8036
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Incidence of arterial thrombosis after administration of NOACs and LMWH in TKA and THA


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

Post-operative arterial thrombosis with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants after total hip or knee arthroplasty

Thromb Haemost. 2015 Jul 28;114(2):237-44

Contributing Authors: A Squizzato F Lussana M Cattaneo

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Synopsis

11 randomized controlled trials with 31,319 patients undergoing total knee or hip replacement and receiving either low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) or non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis were included in this meta-analysis. The analysis was conducted in order to assess the incidence of postoperative arterial thrombosis (AT) following admin...

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