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Incidence of DVT in post-operative lower limb trauma patients and the role of rivaroxaban in prevention of DVT
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a common cause of morbidity and mortality after Orthopedic surgery. Some recent studies report an increasing incidence of VTE in the Indian subcontinent. Rivaroxaban was found to be safe and effective for thromboprophylaxis after major Orthopedic surgery across a wide range of doses. Aim: To study incidence of DVT in lower limb trauma patients and the efficacy and safety of oral rivaroxaban, 10 mg once daily, administered postoperatively, for the prevention ofdoi:10.22271/ortho.2020.v6.i2d.2041 fatcat:u6zvsrrnmzhfnoyn6gllxabney