Revision TJA alone not linked with higher VTE, wound drainage rates

“The data didn’t really support any one of three modalities per se. None of the anticoagulants were favored, our results just said they did pretty well,” Brett Levine, MD, said in an interview with “As far as impacting how I treat patients, I would say I am more apt to consider stratifying patients at this point and since all three work equally as well, l considers the extent of the revision procedure and the overall strength and health of the patient. This opens the door to treat patients in a teared fashion, whereby; a healthy patient with simple revision will get aspirin, whereas a larger revision in not as healthy of an individual will get a stronger anticoagulant.”

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