Prevention of venous thromboembolism after surgery.
Clin Geriatr Med. 2008 Nov;24(4):625-39, viii
Authors: Jaffer AK, Brotman DJ
Venous thromboembolism, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, is the third leading cause of cardiovascular death after myocardial infarction and stroke in the United States. Recommendations regarding the type and duration of prophylaxis for the various conditions are summarized herein.
PMID: 18984377 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]