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Aspirin versus enoxaparin in preventing venous thromboembolism after major surgery

Heather Mason   |   Medical News   |   30 August 2022
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In patients undergoing hip or knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis, receiving aspirin instead of enoxaparin resulted in a significantly higher rate of symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to an article published in JAMA .

The clinical trial enrolled 9,711 patients undergoing hip or knee arthroplasty procedures, who were randomised to receive...

          

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