Short-term DVT prophylaxis after TKA using transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation
Less deep vein thrombosis due to transcutaneous fibular nerve stimulation in total knee arthroplasty: a randomized controlled trialKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2015 Nov;23(11):3317-23.
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90 patients who underwent primary total knee arthroplasty were randomly assigned to either a group that received thromboprophylactic transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) or a control group that did not receive this therapy. The purpose of the study was to determine if TENS was an effective method of preventing venous thromboembolism. Ultrasonography of the lower limb was performed po...
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