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Venous Thromboembolism Debate in Joint Arthroplasty
Jay R. Lieberman, MD1; C. Lowry Barnes, MD2; Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD3; Arlen D. Hanssen, MD4; Henry D. Clarke, MD5; Vincent D. PellegriniJr., MD6
1 New England Musculoskeletal Institute, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030
2 Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics, 600 South McKinley, #102, Little Rock, AR 72205. E-mail address: LBarnes@arspecialty.com
3 Chapel Hill Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, 101 Conner Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
4 Department of Orthopedics, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, 200 First Street S.W., Rochester, MN 55905. E-mail address: hanssen.arlen@mayo.edu
5 Mayo Clinic, 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85054
6 Department of Orthopaedics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 22 South Greene Street, Suite S11B, Baltimore, MD 21201. E-mail address: vpellegrini@umoa.umm.edu
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Disclosure: The author did not receive any outside funding or grants in support of his research for or preparation of this work. The author, or a member of his immediate family, received, in any one year, payments or other benefits in excess of $10,000 or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity (Wright Medical Technology).

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2009 Aug 01;91(Supplement 5):29-32. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.I.00364
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Learning Objectives

  • Understand the similarities and differences between the various guidelines for the prevention of deep venous thrombosis after total joint arthroplasty

  • Define the advantages and disadvantages of the different prophylactic agents that can be used to prevent deep venous thrombosis after total hip and knee arthroplasty

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