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Aspirin or Rivaroxaban for VTE Prophylaxis after Hip or Knee Arthroplasty
Clinical trials and meta-analyses have suggested that aspirin may be effective for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (proximal deep-vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism) after total hip or total knee arthroplasty, but comparisons with direct oral anticoagulants are lacking for prophylaxis beyond hospital discharge.

Jun 6, 2018 2:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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David Anderson, MD, FRCPC
Dean, Faculty of Medicine @Dalhousie University
As the leader of Maritime Canada’s medical school, Dr. Anderson is committed to ensuring that the Faculty of Medicine’s academic, research and community service achievements advance the health and wellness of people across the Maritime region.