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Deep Vein Thrombosis Following Below Knee Immobilization: The Need for Chemoprophylaxis

Alireza Manafi Rasi 1 , Gholamhossein Kazemian 1 , Mohammad Emami Moghadam 1 , Reza Tavakoli Larestani 1 , Amirhossein Fallahi 1 , * , Ali Nemati 1 , Maryam Nazari 2 , Fateme Fallahi 3 and Saeed Safari 4
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1 Department of Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Imam Hossein Hospital, Tehran, IR Iran
2 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Firuzgar Hospital, Tehran, IR Iran
3 Kashan Nursing and Midwifery College, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, IR Iran
4 Department of Emergency Medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Imam Hossein Hospital, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: January 15, 2013, 17 (4); 367-9
  • Published Online: January 15, 2013
  • Article Type: Brief Report
  • Received: November 17, 2012
  • Revised: December 29, 2012
  • Accepted: December 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.9158

To Cite: Manafi Rasi A, Kazemian G, Emami Moghadam M, Tavakoli Larestani R, Fallahi A, et al. Deep Vein Thrombosis Following Below Knee Immobilization: The Need for Chemoprophylaxis, Trauma Mon. 2013 ; 17(4):367-9. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.9158.

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1. Introduction
2. Material and Methods
3. Results
4. Discussion
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