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Table 3 Patient traits for chemoprophylaxis studies that included those with early increased intracranial hemorrhage

From: Timing for deep vein thrombosis chemoprophylaxis in traumatic brain injury: an evidence-based review

Study ICH percentage GCS/hAIS Exclusions CP day
Dudley et al. [17] NR GCS 7 None relevant 3
Kim et al. [18] 100 GCS 9, hAIS >3 Very few patients excluded ≤3
Koehler et al. [19] 100 hAIS 3.7 ICP device 3
Koehler et al. [19] 100 hAIS 3.9 ICP device 5
Kurtoglu et al. [20] 90 GCS 3-8 Craniotomy 1
Levy et al. [11] ~50 hAIS 4 Hospital LOS <3 days 3
Minshall et al. [12] 85 hAIS 3.8 Hospital LOS ≤48 hours 47 hours
Minshall et al. [12] 85 hAIS 4.1 Hospital LOS ≤48 hours 55 hours
Saadeh et al. [15] 100 NR Hospital LOS <3 days; no repeat CT 2
Saadeh et al. [15] 100 NR Hospital LOS <3 days; no repeat CT ≥3
  1. CP, chemoprophylaxis; CT, computed tomography; GCS, Glasgow Coma Score; hAIS, head Abbreviated Injury Scale score; ICH, intracranial hemorrhage; ICP, intracranial pressure; LOS, length of stay; NR, not reported.