Intervention Review

Combined intermittent pneumatic leg compression and pharmacological prophylaxis for prevention of venous thromboembolism in high-risk patients

  1. Stavros K Kakkos1,*,
  2. Joseph A Caprini2,
  3. George Geroulakos3,
  4. Andrew N Nicolaides4,
  5. Gerard Stansby5,
  6. Daniel J Reddy6

Editorial Group: Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group

Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 16 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005258.pub2


How to Cite

Kakkos SK, Caprini JA, Geroulakos G, Nicolaides AN, Stansby G, Reddy DJ. Combined intermittent pneumatic leg compression and pharmacological prophylaxis for prevention of venous thromboembolism in high-risk patients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD005258. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD005258.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Hospital of Patras, Division of Vascular Surgery, Patras, Greece

  2. 2

    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Department of Surgery, Evanston, Illinois, USA

  3. 3

    Ealing Hospital and Imperial College, London, Vascular Unit and Department of Vascular Surgery, Southall, Middlesex, UK

  4. 4

    Vascular Screening and Diagnostic Centre, and Cyprus University, Nicosia, Cyprus

  5. 5

    University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Department of Surgery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  6. 6

    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, Detroit, Michigan, USA

*Stavros K Kakkos, Division of Vascular Surgery, University Hospital of Patras, Patras, Greece. kakkosstavros@gmail.com. s.kakkos@imperial.ac.uk.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Edited (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

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