Anticoagulants not effective at preventing major VTE following knee arthroscopy
The effect of anticoagulants on venous thrombosis prevention after knee arthroscopy: a systematic reviewInt Orthop. 2019;43(10):2303-2308. 10.1007/s00264-018-4212-4
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The use of anticoagulants for lower limb outpatient procedures such as knee arthroscopy is varied, and questions remain. The authors performed a meta-analysis of nine randomized controlled trials. The interventions included low molecular weight heparin (LMWH), Rivaroxaban, and acetylsalicylic acid (ASA), and comparators included no treatment, placebo, and compression stockings. A total of 4290 pa...
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