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Aspirin may be good for knee replacement thromboembolism prevention

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Use of aspirin prophylaxis for patients undergoing a total knee arthroplasty (TKA) to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) was noninferior to other anticoagulant chemoprophylactic regimens. However, additional studies are needed given the retrospective nature of the current analysis, published in JAMA Surgery.

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