mechanical devices for thromboprophylaxis

     

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Trial Studied trt Control trt patientstagsROB Trial resultDeep vein thrombosis pulmonary embolism (symptomatic and asymptomatic)

thrombosis prevention

aspirin
Lieberman (A), 1994   IPC + aspirinaspirinnegative-19%
Hull (+asp), 1979   IPC + aspirinaspirinnegative-73%
Hull 2 (+asp), 1979   IPC + aspirinaspirin -
Gelfer, 2006   CECT + aspirinLMWH -
UFH
Killewich, 1997     IPC + UFHcontrolnegative-60%
Siragusa (H), 1994   IPC + UFHUFHnegative-40%
Ramos, 1996     IPC + UFHUFHsuggesting-58%
Wille-Jorgensen, 1991   GCS + UFHUFHsuggesting-83%-100%
Wille-Jorgensen, 1985   GCS + UFHUFHsuggesting-81%
*Rasmussen (adj), 1988   GCS + UFHUFHnegative-12%
Torngren, 1980   GCS + UFHUFHsuggesting-67%