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Clinical and hemodynamic sequelae of lower-extremity, deep-vein thrombosis after total joint arthroplasty.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1538888     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To determine the long-term sequelae of lower-extremity deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) after total hip or knee arthroplasty, 25 patients with venographically proven lower-extremity DVT were studied. A study group of 16 patients was available 14 months postoperatively. The results of clinical and hemodynamic evaluation were compared with those of a randomly selected group of patients who had negative venographic findings after total joint arthroplasty. There were no statistically significant differences in calf pain or swelling between the two groups. The presence of venous varicosities and pigmentation were unreliable indicators of the post-thrombotic syndrome. There were no statistically significant differences in vein patency, valve competency, and venous recovery times. There was a high incidence of hemodynamic abnormalities in the historically uninvolved extremities of patients with postoperative DVT.
Authors:
F A Kaempffe; R M Lifeso; K Phillips; K S Hvisdak; C Currier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopaedic review     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0094-6591     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthop Rev     Publication Date:  1992 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-03-31     Completed Date:  1992-03-31     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0431766     Medline TA:  Orthop Rev     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  212-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic and Hand Surgery, Myers Community Hospital, Sodus, New York.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Hemodynamics
Hip Prosthesis*
Humans
Knee Prosthesis*
Male
Middle Aged
Pain, Postoperative / etiology
Postoperative Complications / physiopathology*
Thrombophlebitis / etiology,  physiopathology*
Varicose Veins / etiology

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