Published in Telemedicine Business Week, June 8th, 2005
"Clinically unrecognized thrombosis with the danger of a pulmonary embolism represents an underestimated problem in surgical ICU patients," anesthesiologists in Germany explained. "In patients undergoing total hip replacement for instance, over 30% develop a clinically inapparent form of thrombosis, despite initial thrombosis prophylaxis."
In their study, P. Hilbert and coauthors at BG-Kliniken Bergmannstrost "tried to recognize clinically inapparent thrombosis in long-term intensive care patients using D-dimer...
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