Prevention of Postoperative Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary EmbolismBr Med J 1971; 1 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.1.5744.312 (Published 06 February 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;1:312
- A. E. Carter,
- R. Eban,
- R. D. Perrett
Two series of patients observed clinically and by phlebography suggest that one agent known to produce a reduction in platelet aggregation in vitro might be useful in reducing the incidence of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism postoperatively. The agent used in this study was hydroxychlorquine sulphate.