Bleeding and First-year Mortality Following Hip Fracture Surgery and Preoperative Use of Low-dose Acetylsalicylic Acid

An Observational Cohort Study

Annika M Kragh; Markus Waldén; Anna Apelqvist; Philippe Wagner; Isam Atroshi

Disclosures

BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2011;12(254) 

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Conclusions

In patients with hip fracture (cervical treated with hemiarthroplasty or trochanteric treated with internal fixation) preoperative use of LdAA was associated with significantly increased need for postoperative blood transfusions and significantly higher all-cause mortality during one year after surgery.

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