Skip to main content

Table 3 The prevalence of postoperative DVT in TKA patients

From: Does intraoperative mechanical prophylaxis prevent venous thromboembolism in total knee arthroplasty? – effectiveness of passive-assisted ankle motion in surgical/non-surgical side

  Prevalence (%) (number of patients [knees])
Distal DVT 53.2 (41/77)
Proximal DVT 1.3 (1/77)
Bilateral DVT 16.9 (13/77)
Surgical side DVT 28.6 (22/77)
Non-surgical side DVT 9.1 (7/77)