Which Patients Require Extended Thromboprophylaxis After Colectomy? Modeling Risk and Assessing Indications for Post-discharge Pharmacoprophylaxis: Reply

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of SurgeryThe Ohio State University Wexner Medical CenterColumbusUSA

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