Thromboprophylaxis in elective orthopaedic surgery -- what is the purpose?

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1997 Nov;79(6):889-90. doi: 10.1302/0301-620x.79b6.8449.
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Publication types

  • Comment
  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Anticoagulants / therapeutic use*
  • Aspirin / therapeutic use
  • Bone and Bones / surgery*
  • Chemoprevention
  • Elective Surgical Procedures / adverse effects
  • Femoral Neck Fractures / surgery
  • Heparin / administration & dosage
  • Heparin / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Injections, Subcutaneous
  • Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors / therapeutic use
  • Postoperative Complications / prevention & control*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Pulmonary Embolism / prevention & control
  • Risk Factors
  • Survival Rate
  • Thrombophlebitis / prevention & control
  • Thrombosis / prevention & control*

Substances

  • Anticoagulants
  • Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors
  • Heparin
  • Aspirin