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Deep vein thrombosis, venous thromboembolism incidences after knee arthroplasty
 

Deep vein thrombosis, venous thromboembolism incidences after knee arthroplasty

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The incidence rate of deep vein thrombosis after total knee arthroplasty in osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis patients are similar, a new meta-analysis reports. On the other hand, the incidence rate of venous thromboembolism after the surgery is higher in patients with osteoarthritis than those with rheumatoid arthritis.
 
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11 Dec 2016 - General
 
Theekshana Abayawickrama aside from immobility, there is also a practice variation with regards to preventive measures for DVT post knee arthroplasty regardless whether the patient has rhe...
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Patients with osteoarthritis and other muskulskeletal disorders that limit their activity, and also following surgery patients become immobile. And immobility is a huge contributory factor to the development of deep vein thrombosis. And also, when a ...
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Statistically significant, but I wonder about the clinical statistical significance of the study itself. The study does not state the diagnostic criteria which is being used in the included studies. They have also not included the means by which the ...
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It'a good to know that deep vein thrombosis most likely to occur in patients with osteoarthritis. Though two cases may be close to and similar to each other but DVT is higher with osteoarthritis. Standardized form of respondents were extracted su...
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