Should an IVC Be Placed in Every Joint Replacement Patient?

Since joint replacement surgery raises the risk of DVT, why don’t all joint replacement surgeries include IVC filter placement, especially in higher-risk patients? It seems that it would make sense to perform the 20 minute [...]

Aspirin vs. Coumadin for Blood Clot Prevention after Surgery

Find out if aspirin reigns over the powerful blood thinner Coumadin for blood clot prevention following joint replacement surgery. Typically prior to joint replacement surgery, the patient is given Coumadin (warfarin), a powerful blood thinner, [...]

DVT Prevention, Joint Replacement Surgery|
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