Hiral Choksi, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

Hiral Choksi

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DVT prevention

I. Problem / Challenge. Pulmonary embolism (PE) resulting from deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is considered the most common preventable cause of hospital death. Without prophylaxis, estimated venous thromboembolism (VTE) incidence in hospitalized patients ranges from 10-26% in general medical patients, to 40-60% in those undergoing knee or hip surgery, to as much as 80% in…

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