OF THROMBOEMBOLISM IN ENDOPROSTETIC ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY
I. Gavrankapetanović, F. Gavrankapetanović, A. Talić and M.
for Bone Surgery, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo,
Bosnia and Herzegovina
112 patients with implanted total endoprothesis (TEP) of hip or
knee. Thromboembolism is a threat for patients and surgeon during
complicated operations in orthopedic and traumatology and could
destroy even the most successful procedures. Clinic for bone surgery
pays special attention to this problem. Original protocol has
developed. In study, original statistic paper and software support
were used. We described complications of TE we were faced on our
Clinic and explained in details prevention protocol. Protocol
was confronted to similar protocols in countries of Western Europe
and USA. First results are promising.