Deep venous thrombosis in total hip arthroplasty

Orthop Clin North Am. 1992 Apr;23(2):359-64.

Abstract

Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is the most common complication of total hip arthroplasty. This article discusses the pathogenesis and diagnosis of DVT and recommends prophylaxis and treatment options.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Hip Prosthesis / adverse effects*
  • Humans
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Thrombophlebitis / diagnosis
  • Thrombophlebitis / etiology*
  • Thrombophlebitis / prevention & control
  • Thrombophlebitis / therapy