Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolic Disease in Colorectal Surgery

Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolic Disease in Colorectal Surgery | ASCRS

Year: 
2017

Postoperative VTE remains a significant health care issue with both short- and long-term morbidity for the individual patient and significant costs for the health care system. The aim of this clinical practice guideline is to present and grade the evidence base for preoperative risk assessment and thromboprophylaxis in patients undergoing colorectal surgery.