The use of surgical care improvement projects in prevention of venous thromboembolism

Erem H. H. , Aytac E.

Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol.906, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 906
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/5584_2016_102
  • Title of Journal : Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology


Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a potentially mortal complication in patients undergoing surgery. Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism can be seen up to 40 % of patients who have no or inappropriate VTE prophylaxis during perioperative period.