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Ioannis V. Papachristos and Peter V. Giannoudis

usually being treated with anticoagulants for cardiovascular or cerebrovascular diseases. As a matter of fact one-third of patients presenting with proximal femoral fractures are being anticoagulated at the same time. 3 This can have serious

Marilena Giannoudi and Peter V Giannoudis

anticoagulants) in particular, approximately 2% of patients requiring HFS are taking DOACs ( 5 ). However, the intake of anticoagulation and antiplatelet medication can have an impact on the patients requiring hip fracture surgery (HFS). The need for reversal

Leonard Christianto Singjie, Reynaldo Halomoan, Ifran Saleh, Endrotomo Sumargono, and Erica Kholinne

Chest Physicians in 2012 recommended the administration of LMWH, unfractionated heparin, novel oral anticoagulant, and aspirin for VTE prophylaxis ( 8 ). The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network recommended the use of several notable

Rafik Yassa, Mahdi Yacine Khalfaoui, Ihab Hujazi, Hannah Sevenoaks, and Paul Dunkow

population. 1 Most of these patients are elderly with polypharmacy for multiple co-morbidities. 2 Many are likely to be taking some form of anticoagulant. In the United Kingdom, it has been estimated that 4% to 8% of these patients are on warfarin

Dimitrios A. Flevas, Panayiotis D. Megaloikonomos, Leonidas Dimopoulos, Evanthia Mitsiokapa, Panayiotis Koulouvaris, and Andreas F. Mavrogenis

effectiveness of anticoagulants may be enhanced by some mechanical methods. In particular, IPCDs stimulate endogenous fibrinolytic activity by reduction of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 levels. 27 Disadvantages of mechanical VTE prophylaxis methods

Ioannis Ktistakis, Vasileios Giannoudis, and Peter V. Giannoudis

two parts. Part A focussed on the currently acceptable protocols of thromboprophylaxis in patients presenting with a hip fracture without taking any anticoagulant therapy for other medical conditions. Large-scale studies providing evidence of the

Marcel Niemann, Ellen Otto, Christian Eder, Yasmin Youssef, Lutz Kaufner, and Sven Märdian

thromboplastin time; aXa, anti factor Xa; BE, base excess; Lct, lactate; DOAC, directly acting oral anticoagulants; EC, erythrocyte concentrate; ECA, Ecarin chromogenic assay; FFP, fresh-frozen plasma; FVIII, coagulation factor VIII; FXIII, coagulation factor

Benedikt Johannes Braun, Jörg Holstein, Tobias Fritz, Nils Thomas Veith, Steven Herath, Philipp Mörsdorf, and Tim Pohlemann

-operative complication risk, the American College of Endocrinologists recommends a glucose level below 110 mg per decilitre. 18 Anticoagulant therapy Another often-underestimated risk factor in the geriatric population is treatment with anticoagulants. For

Stephanie Marrannes, Klaas Victor, Nele Arnout, Tine De Backer, Jan Victor, and Thomas Tampere

, vitamin K antagonists, non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs), low dose unfractionated heparin and aspirin are valid options for thromboprophylaxis, with a preference for LMWH. 8 The 2011 guideline by the American Academy of Orthopaedic

Stefan Lazic, Oliver Boughton, Catherine F. Kellett, Deiary F. Kader, Loïc Villet, and Charles Rivière

-pharmacological (hydration, early mobilization, calf compression with stockings or an intermittent pneumatic compression device (IPCD)) and pharmacological means of prophylaxis (such as aspirin or anticoagulant drug). 46 , 47 The choice of which combination to use is