• Breast cancer history linked to increased pulmonary embolism rates after THA

    8 days ago - By Healio

    Patients with a history of breast cancer who underwent total hip arthroplasty had increased rates of pulmonary embolism, chest CT utilization and 90-day reimbursements, according to recently published data.
    Researchers matched 43,902 patients who underwent THA and did not have a history of breast cancer with patients who did have a history of breast cancer based on age and demographics. Endpoints included length of stay, medical complications, surgical complications and costs, according to the study abstract.
    Results showed that patients with a history of breast cancer had higher rates of
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  • Reast cancer increased pulmonary embolism rates after THA

    8 days ago - By Healio

    Patients with a history of breast cancer who underwent total hip arthroplasty had increased rates of pulmonary embolism, chest CT utilization and 90-day reimbursements, according to .
    Researchers matched 43,902 patients who underwent THA and did not have a history of breast cancer with patients who did have a history of breast cancer based on age and demographics. Endpoints included length of stay, medical complications, surgical complications and costs, according to .
    Results showed patients with a history of breast cancer had higher rates of pulmonary embolism and increased use of chest CT
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