Thromboembolic disease in orthopedic patients

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The study included 106 patients undergoing elective hip procedures performed by the same surgeon. Most of the subjects were between 24 and 75 yr old; 3 were more than 75 yr old. 56 patients did not receive prophylactic medication. The incidence of venous thrombosis in this group was 53.6%. Five of these patients developed pulmonary emboli.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)65-68
Number of pages4
JournalContemporary Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1975

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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