Venous Thromboembolism Risk and Prophylaxis in the Acute Care Hospital Setting (ENDORSE Survey) Findings in Surgical Patients

Kakkar A. K. , Cohen A. T. , Tapson V. F. , Bergmann J., Goldhaber S., Deslandes B., ...More

ANNALS OF SURGERY, vol.251, no.2, pp.330-338, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 251 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/sla.0b013e3181c0e58f
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.330-338


Objective: To evaluate venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk in patients who underwent a major operation, including the use of, and factors influencing, American College of Chest Physicians-recommended types of VTE prophylaxis.