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Venous thromboembolisim prophylaxis

Mehmet Kurtoğlu, Recep Güloğlu, Cemalettin Ertekin, Korhan Taviloğlu, Orhan Alimoğlu
BACKGROUND: Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of intermittent pneumatic compression methods (IPC) in the prevention of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in high-risk patients followed in our intensive care unit (ICU) for whom anticoagulation is contraindicated due to high risk of bleeding. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This prospective study was conducted between October 2001 and June 2002 at the Trauma and Surgical Emergency Service of Istanbul Medical Faculty...
January 2005: Ulusal Travma Ve Acil Cerrahi Dergisi, Turkish Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery: TJTES
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