TO ASSESS THE INCIDENCE OF DVT AMONG PATIENTS OF LOWER LIMB SURGERIES /LOWER LIMB TRAUMA ADMITTED TO ST. STEPHEN?S HOSPITAL

Authors

  • Ankur Rai St Stephen’s Hospital, Delhi.
  • Shailendra Kumar Singh St Stephen’s Hospital, Delhi.
  • Rajendra Kumar Gupta St Stephen’s Hospital, Delhi.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v6i1.2374

Keywords:

DVT, Lower limb, Trauma

Abstract

Background: This study therefore aimed to assess the incidence of DVT among patients of lower limb surgeries /lower limb trauma admitted to St. Stephen?s hospital

Methods: The prospective study was conducted at St Stephen?s hospital from Jan 2019 to December 2019 for duration of 1 year, and 104 patients were part of the study.

Results: The overall prevalence of DVT in our study was found to be 2.8%. Out of 3 DVT cases 2 were found in males (3.4%) and 1 was a female (2.1%).

Conclusion: There is comparable incidence of DVT in our patients as compared to the incidence found in world literature. There is a need to institute DVT prophylaxis in patients undergoing major lower limb surgeries.

Keywords: DVT, Lower limb, Trauma

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Published

2022-01-03

How to Cite

Rai, A. ., Singh, S. K. ., & Gupta, R. K. . (2022). TO ASSESS THE INCIDENCE OF DVT AMONG PATIENTS OF LOWER LIMB SURGERIES /LOWER LIMB TRAUMA ADMITTED TO ST. STEPHEN?S HOSPITAL. International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.32553/ijmbs.v6i1.2374

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