VTE risk after knee arthoscopy

In this large retrospective analysis, the rate of VTE following knee arthroscopy was 0.4%; given the overall low risk, most patients will not require VTE prophylaxis, but it should be considered in those at high risk (e.g. prior VTE) (abstract)

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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