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Comparison of Efficacy Compressive Stockings with Heparin in Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Stroke Patients
Nastaran Majdi-Nasab , Gholamreza Shamsaei , Asal Faraji , Reza Haj-Manoochehri , Vahid Abbasi
, n.madjdinasab@gmail.com
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Background : The present study is carried out to make a comparison between two pharmacological (heparin) and physical (compression stockings) in the prevention of deep vein thrombosis in lower limb of the patients suffered from acute stroke.
Materials and Methods : In this investigation as a clinical trial, the effectiveness of the above methods on 100 patients with the stroke was compared in two groups of 50 persons.
Results : Three patients in physical group and two patients in pharmacological group got deep vein thrombosis that showed no significant difference between two groups.
Conclusion : In spite of no significant relationship and due to less incurrence of thrombosis in heparin group, it is more reasonable to use pharmacological methods.
Keywords: Stroke, Deep vein thrombosis, Graduated compression stocking, Heparin
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Type of Study: Short Communication | Subject: Neurology
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Neurology, Ahwaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahwaz, Iran
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Majdi-Nasab N, Shamsaei G, Faraji A, Haj-Manoochehri R, Abbasi V. Comparison of Efficacy Compressive Stockings with Heparin in Prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis in Stroke Patients. ZJRMS. 2013; 15 (4) :73-75
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