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Thrombosis at the site of interruption of the vena cava: a consideration in prophylactic treatment of pulmonary embolism.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1181956     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study confirms the method of Ratnoff in inducing the hypercoagulable state in dogs, and further demonstrates that there is a varying thrombogenic factor when the vena cava is interrupted by ligation, staple plication, suture plication, serrated clip, and a smooth clip. The incidence of thrombosis caused by ligation, staple plication and suture plication would suggest that these are not suitable methods for prophylactic use. That no thrombosis occurred with the smooth clip would suggest that as a prophylactic measure, the smooth clip may be preferable to a serrated clip.
C H Wray; T Callahan; J B Dixon; T B Price; W H Moretz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American surgeon     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0003-1348     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Surg     Publication Date:  1975 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-01-08     Completed Date:  1976-01-08     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370522     Medline TA:  Am Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  714-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blood Coagulation Disorders / chemically induced
Blood Coagulation Tests
Ellagic Acid
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Postoperative Complications / prevention & control
Pulmonary Embolism / prevention & control*
Thrombosis / etiology*
Vena Cava, Inferior / surgery*
Reg. No./Substance:
476-66-4/Ellagic Acid

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