Difference in inpatient care costs between hip-fracture repair patients
The difference in inpatient care costs between patients who developed venous thromboembolism after
orthopedic surgery and those who didn’t, was highest among those who underwent hip-fracture repair. Costs
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Average length of stay in intensive care for VTE patients after surgery
The mean length of stay in the intensive care unit for patients hospitalized after major orthopedic surgery was roughly ten times longer for patients who developed venous thromboembolism.
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