Role of vena cava filters in high-risk trauma and elective orthopaedic procedures
Current Orthopaedics, pp. 72-78, 2007.
Vena cava filtersThromboembolismDeep vein thrombosisProphylaxis
Pulmonary embolism (PE) is the leading cause of death after trauma and is the most common cause of death in the immediate post-operative period after lower limb reconstructive procedures. Although, systemic anticoagulation is the corner stone of both prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism, there is increasing awareness and us...More
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