Thrombo-embolism as a complication of prosthetic replacement operations of the hip: prophylaxis with heparin at low doses.

S. Gnudi, P. Picci, E. Figus

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Abstract

A trial conducted in 183 high-risk patients who had had joint prosthesis operations showed that prophylaxis with Heparin reduces the frequency of pulmonary embolic complications and thrombophlebitis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-151
Number of pages5
JournalItalian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Volume6
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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