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September 29, 2011
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons board of directors has updated guidelines and recommendations on reducing blood clots after hip or knee replacement surgery, according to an AAOS news release.
Published in Orthopedic & Spine Industry Leaders
July 27, 2011
Pulmonary embolisms are a common risk associated with hip and knee replacement procedures, and the risk is still relatively high even after patients are treated with blood thinners prior to and immediately following joint replacement surgery, according to a news release from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Published in Improving Practice Profits