VTE Prophylaxis and Patient Complications

Patient characteristics that increase the risk of bleeding

Major bleeding complicates patient care and increases cost

Intermittent pneumatic compression related skin complications

Skin complications in patients treated with IPC in studies reporting safety data

Study
Patients treated with IPC (n)
Skin Complications in patients treated with IPC (n)

Bille A, et al. Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery. 2012;15(2):201-203.

21

0

Hardwick ME, et al. Orthopedic nursing. 2011;30(5):312-316.

198

2

Kiefer N, et al. Anesthesiology. 2011;114(3):536-544.

35

0

Lee BY, et al. Journal of medical engineering & technology. 2010;34(3):166-171.

193

0

Leegwater NC, et al. Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy. 2012;22(5):527-533.

15

0

Ozturk C, et al. Spine. 2010;35(20):1893-1896.

129

0

Ozturk C, et al. Annals of vascular surgery. 2012;26(3):373-382.

50

6

Patel AR, et al. Journal of surgical oncology. 2010;102(3):276-281.

348

3

Reish RG, et al. Annals of plastic surgery. 2012;69(4):412-414.

105

0

Saadeh Y, et al. The journal of trauma and acute care surgery. 2012;73(2):426-430.

122

0

Sakon M, et al. Thrombosis research. 2010;125(3):e65-70.

151

0

Sujata N, et al. International journal of obstetric anesthesia. 2012;21(2):140-145.

50

0

te Slaa A, et al. European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery. 2010;40(5):635-642.

17

0

te Slaa A, et al. World journal of surgery. 2011;35(2):446-454.

31

6

Tsuda K, et al. Clinical orthopaedics and related research. 2010;468(9):2430-2436.

182

0

Tsutsumi S, et al. Hepato-gastroenterology. 2012;59(120):2477-2479.

137

0

Whitworth JM, et al. International journal of gynecological cancer : official journal of the International Gynecological Cancer Society. 2011;21(6):1131-1134.

239

0

Windisch C, et al. International orthopaedics. 2011;35(7):995-1000.

40

0

Yokote R, et al. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume. 2011;93(2):251-256.

255

12

Yoshioka K, et al. Journal of neurosurgery. Spine. 2010;13(5):594-599.

72

0

 

2390

29

 

Complication Rate: 1.21%

*Contraindications:

References

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