CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Rev Bras Ortop (Sao Paulo) 2019; 54(01): 001-005
DOI: 10.1016/j.rbo.2017.06.025
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Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Published by Thieme Revnter Publicações Ltda Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Thromboprophylaxis for Total Knee Arthroplasty[*]

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1  Departamento de Ortopedia, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas e da Saúde, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), Sorocaba, SP, Brasil
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Danilo Bordini Camargo
1  Departamento de Ortopedia, Faculdade de Ciências Médicas e da Saúde, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), Sorocaba, SP, Brasil
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Publication History

04 June 2017

27 June 2017

Publication Date:
01 March 2019 (online)

Abstract

The authors report an update of the main methods for preventing deep vein thrombosis after total knee replacement, which are divided into mechanical and pharmacological methods. The current principal used drugs, their dosages, and the comparative risks and benefits are also reported.

* Work developed at the Departament of Ortopedics, Faculty of Medical Sciences and Health, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP), Sorocaba, SP, Brazil.