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STOP leg clots—Swedish multicentre trial of outpatient prevention of leg clots: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial on the efficacy of intermittent pneumatic compression on venous thromboembolism in lower leg immobilised patients

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  • Simon Svedman Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, SwedenDepartment of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Björn Alkner Department of Orthopaedics, Eksjö, Region Jönköping County and Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, Linköping University, Linköping, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Hans E Berg Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, SwedenDivision of Orthopaedics and Biotechnology, Karolinska Institute Department of Clinical Sciences Intervention and Technology, Huddinge, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Erica Domeij-Arverud Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kenneth Jonsson Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Katarina Nilsson Helander Department of Orhopaedics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Paul W Ackermann Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, SwedenDepartment of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Paul W Ackermann; Paul.ackermann{at}ki.se
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Svedman S, Alkner B, Berg HE, et al
STOP leg clots—Swedish multicentre trial of outpatient prevention of leg clots: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial on the efficacy of intermittent pneumatic compression on venous thromboembolism in lower leg immobilised patients

Publication history

  • Received September 28, 2020
  • Revised April 13, 2021
  • Accepted May 9, 2021
  • First published May 20, 2021.
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May 20, 2021

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