AAOS2017: Assessing major wound complication rate of rivaroxaban, LMWH or placebo in THA
A Prospective Randomized Study Comparing Oral Direct Factor Xa Inhibitor with Lowmolecular- weight Heparin for Evaluation of Surgical Wound Complications Following Total Hip Arthroplasty
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958 patients scheduled for total hip arthroplasty were randomized to different groups for thromboprophylaxis. In patients <60 years of age (n=600), randomization was to either rivaroxaban, enoxaparin, or placebo. In patients 60 years of age or older (n=358), randomization was to either rivaroxaban or enoxaparin. The purpose of this study was to determine if there were any significant differences b...
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