Clinical Effectiveness and Safety of Aspirin for Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis After Total Hip and Knee Replacement A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials

Review of 13 RCTs (n=6060) concludes risk of VTE and adverse effects (risk of major bleeding, wound haematoma or infection) after total hip and knee replacement was not statistically significantly different when using aspirin vs other anticoagulants.


JAMA Internal Medicine