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G Bajardi, G Ricevuto, G Mastrandrea, M Latteri, G Pischedda, G Rubino, D Valenti, M Florena
The authors discuss the problem of venous thromboembolism as a complication of bariatric surgery. They consider obese patients at risk for these complications, even if different opinions exist about this topic in the literature. They report their experience in bariatric surgery consisting of 53 patients submitted to biliopancreatic diversion. Antithrombotic prophylaxis consisted for every patient in elastic bandaging of the lower limbs, preoperative hemodilution, early post-operative mobilization, and subcutaneous heparin...
May 31, 1993: Minerva Chirurgica
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