Is pharmacological anticoagulant prophylaxis necessary for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis surgery?

Kochai A., Cicekli O., Bayam L., TÜRKER M., SARIYILMAZ K., ERKORKMAZ Ü.

MEDICINE, vol.98, no.29, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 29
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/md.0000000000016552
  • Journal Name: MEDICINE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, chemoprophylaxis, deep venous thrombosis, mechanical prophylaxis, pulmonary embolism, VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM, RISK-FACTORS, PREVENTION, COMPLICATIONS, CHILDHOOD, THROMBOSIS, REGISTRY, DISEASE, VTE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


We report the outcomes of mechanical prophylaxis and chemoprophylaxis in patients who underwent elective surgery for idiopathic adolescent scoliosis (AIS).