Book 2013

Thromboembolism in Orthopedic Surgery


ISBN: 978-1-4471-4335-2 (Print) 978-1-4471-4336-9 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-9

    Thromboembolism in Orthopedic Surgery: Scope of the Problem

  3. Chapter

    Pages 11-17

    Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism in Orthopedic Surgery

  4. Chapter

    Pages 19-33

    Specific Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism in Orthopedics

  5. Chapter

    Pages 35-51

    Diagnosis and Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism After Major Joint Surgery

  6. Chapter

    Pages 53-65

    Drugs for Thromboprophylaxis: Unfractionated Heparin, Low Molecular Weight Heparin, Warfarin, and Fondaparinux

  7. Chapter

    Pages 67-79

    New Drugs for Thromboprophylaxis: Apixaban, Dabigatran, Rivaroxaban

  8. Chapter

    Pages 81-97

    Effectiveness of Mechanical Devices in Orthopedic Surgery

  9. Chapter

    Pages 99-112

    Anesthetic Implications of Thromboprophylaxis

  10. Chapter

    Pages 113-121

    Thromboprophylaxis in High-Risk Orthopedic Surgery: Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty and Hip Fracture

  11. Chapter

    Pages 123-132

    Thromboprophylaxis in Day Surgery: Knee Arthroscopy and Ligamentoplasty (Ligament Reconstruction)

  12. Chapter

    Pages 133-152

    Thromboprophylaxis in Special Patients: Multiple Trauma, Head Trauma, and Spine Surgery

  13. Chapter

    Pages 153-165

    Management of Antiaggregated and Anticoagulated Patients Scheduled for Orthopedic Surgery

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 167-171