mechanical devices for thromboprophylaxis

     

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thrombosis prevention

aspirin
Lieberman (A), 1994   IPC + aspirinaspirinnegative
Hull (+asp), 1979   IPC + aspirinaspirinnegative
Hull 2 (+asp), 1979   IPC + aspirinaspirin -
Gelfer, 2006   CECT + aspirinLMWH -
UFH
Killewich, 1997     IPC + UFHcontrolnegative
Siragusa (H), 1994   IPC + UFHUFHnegative
Ramos, 1996     IPC + UFHUFHsuggesting
Wille-Jorgensen, 1991   GCS + UFHUFHsuggesting
Wille-Jorgensen, 1985   GCS + UFHUFHsuggesting
*Rasmussen (adj), 1988   GCS + UFHUFHnegative
Torngren, 1980   GCS + UFHUFHsuggesting