Edoxaban versus enoxaparin for venous thromboprophylaxis following THA
Efficacy and safety of edoxaban versus enoxaparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism following total hip arthroplasty: STARS J-VThromb J. 2015 Aug 12;13:27
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610 patients in Japan were randomized after total hip arthroplasty (THA) to receive either 30mg/day oral edoxaban, or two injections/day 2000 IU enoxaparin, for 11-14 days. The purpose of the study was to examine the efficacy of edoxaban as a thromboprophylactic drug in comparison to enoxaparin, the current gold standard. The primary outcome was the incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE), used ...
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