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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 29
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/md.0000000000016552
  • Title of Journal : MEDICINE
  • Keywords: adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, chemoprophylaxis, deep venous thrombosis, mechanical prophylaxis, pulmonary embolism, VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM, RISK-FACTORS, PREVENTION, COMPLICATIONS, CHILDHOOD, THROMBOSIS, REGISTRY, DISEASE, VTE


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