Deep venous thrombosis in total hip arthroplasty

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


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