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E. Alencheva; K. Lobastov, Candidate of Medical Sciences; Professor V. Barinov, MD; Professor E. Brekhov, MD; Professor V. Boyarintsev, MD Central State Medical Academy, Presidential Administration of the Russian Federation, Moscow

The efficiency of intermittent pneumatic compression used as a method for preventing postoperative venous thromboembolic events (VTEs) was evaluated in patients at high risk for their development. Prospects for further improvement of the results of comprehensive prevention of VTEs through this technique were determined.

venous thromboembolic events
intermittent pneumatic compression
pharmacological and mechanical methods of prevention

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