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Venous thromboembolism (VTE)

Without prevention, the rate of objectively confirmed hospital deep vein thrombosis (DVT) reaches approximately 10-40% among patients in general surgery and 40 -60% after major orthopedic operations. Up to 25-30% blood clots strikes deep veins, and can lead to pulmonary thromboembolism (PE). In surgical and orthopedic department PE is the cause …

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