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Table 2 Postoperative prophylaxis regimens of patients with diabetes undergoing total joint arthroplasty

From: Risk factors for venous thromboembolism in patients with diabetes undergoing joint arthroplasty

  Total VTE (+) VTE (-) Z value/t value/χ2 value P value
Mechanical prophylaxis, % (n) 55.5 (222) 29.5 (118) 26.0 (104) 8.216 0.005
Mechanical prophylaxis + Low molecular weight heparin, % (n) 44.5 (178) 17.3 (69) 27.2 (109)