Simultaneous vs. alternate compression systems for prevention of DVT after TKA
Comparison of Simultaneous and Alternate Bilateral Pneumatic Compression in Hemodynamic Effects and Thromboprophylaxis After Total Knee ArthroplastyClin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2015 Oct;21(7):653-60.
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57 patients who underwent TKA without thromboprophylaxis were randomized to receive one of two intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) therapies for prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT): alternate sequential compression or simultaneous sequential compression. The purpose of the study was to compare hemodynamic parameters and the incidence of DVT between treatments to determine if one system w...
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