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Prevention of Postoperative Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Br Med J 1971; 1 doi: (Published 06 February 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;1:312
  1. A. E. Carter,
  2. R. Eban,
  3. 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.