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Examining the benefit of graduated compression stockings as an adjunct to low dose low molecular weight heparin in the prevention of venous thromboembolism in elective surgical inpatients identified as moderate or high risk for venous thromboembolism a multi-centre randomised controlled trial

Project title: Examining the benefit of graduated compression stockings as an adjunct to low dose low molecular weight heparin in the prevention of venous thromboembolism in elective surgical inpatients identified as moderate or high risk for venous thromboembolism a multi-centre randomised controlled trial

Call to action: 14/140 14/140 HTA CET Open Call, Outline to Full Form, closing 8 Sep 2014

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Alun DaviesORCID logo

Lead Author: Professor Alun DaviesORCID logo

Contractor: Imperial College London

Cost: £1,840,362.16

Co-investigators: Dr Christopher Baker, Dr Tamara EveringtonORCID logo, Mr Joseph ShalhoubORCID logo, Mr Manjit GohelORCID logo, Mrs Annya Stephens-Boal, Ms Karen Dhillon, Professor Andrew BradburyORCID logo, Professor Beverley HuntORCID logo, Professor David Warwick, Professor Gerard StansbyORCID logo, Professor John NorrieORCID logo.

Started: December 2015 | Status: Published December 2020

ISRCTN: 13911492

Low-dose low-molecular-weight heparin was non-inferior in reducing venous thromboembolism events in surgical patients at medium or high risk compared with use of graduated compression stockings in addition to heparin.

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