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 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 251 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/sla.0b013e3181c0e58f
  • Journal Name: ANNALS OF SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.330-338
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes


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.