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Table 6 Deep vein thrombosis proportions

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

Study Agent IPC IPCdur CP day RS Number DVT Percentage
Arnold et al. [28] H Yes NS 8 No 47 8 17.0
Arnold et al. [28] L Yes NS 8 No 52 6 11.5
Depew et al. [22] E Yes Amb <3 Yes 29 4 13.8
Depew et al. [22] E Yes Amb >3 Yes 53 6 11.3
Depew et al. [22] N Yes Amb None ?? 42 0 0.0
Dudley et al. [17] L Yes Amb 3 No 287 21 7.3
Kim et al. [18] H Yes Amb ≤3 Yes 47 2 4.3
Kim et al. [18] H Yes Amb >3 Yes 17 1 5.9
Kleindienst et al. [23] L CS Amb 1 No 280 0 0.0
Koehler et al. [19] L NS NS 3 No 268 4 1.5
Koehler et al. [19] L NS NS 5 No 401 14 3.5
Kurtoglu et al. [20] L Yes NS 1 Yes 60 3 5.0
Kurtoglu et al. [20] N Yes NS None Yes 60 4 6.7
Levy et al. [11] L Yes Amb 3 Yes 221 13 5.9
Levy et al. [11] N Yes Amb None Yes 119 2 1.7
Minshall et al. [12] N Yes NS None No 57 1 1.8
Minshall et al. [12] L Yes NS 2 No 158 1 0.6
Minshall et al. [12] H Yes NS 2 No 171 2 1.2
Norwood et al. [13] L Yes CP 1 No 150 2 1.3
Norwood et al. [14] L NS NS 2 No 525 6 1.1
Phelan et al. [26] L NS NS 1 No 34 0 0.0
Phelan et al. [26] L NS NS 4 No 28 1 3.6
Saadeh et al. [15] L Yes NS 2 No 46 0 0.0
Saadeh et al. [15] L Yes NS ≥3 No 47 0 0.0
Salottolo et al. [27] N Yes NS None Yes 225 4 1.8
Salottolo et al. [27] L Yes NS <3 Yes 108 5 4.6
Salottolo et al. [27] L Yes NS ≥3 Yes 147 3 2.0
Scudday et al. [29] E Yes NS 4 No 402 3 0.8
Scudday et al. [29] N Yes NS None Yes 410 11 2.7
Total       4,491 127 2.8
  1. Amb, until ambulating; CP, chemoprophylaxis; CS, compression stockings; DVT, deep vein thrombosis ; E, either unfractionated heparin or low molecular weight heparin; H, unfractionated heparin; IPC, intermittent pneumatic compression devices; IPCdur, intermittent pneumatic compression duration; L, low molecular weight heparin; NS, not stated; RS, routine deep vein thrombosis surveillance.