Appropriate risk assessment and prescription of venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis is an important part of clinical care in plastic surgery. This is particularly important in this specialty, as many patients have risk factors such as active malignancy and prolonged operative time.
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Published online: October 14, 2011
☆This work was presented at ASGBI International Surgical Congress 2010.
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