VTE Risk in Major vs Minor Surgery
VTE is a common complication in patients undergoing major surgeries. But are there any instances of post-op VTE in minor surgeries? Is there a difference in terms of VTE risk?
Professor Pankaj, a Senior Consultant and Adjunct Professor at Tan Tock Seng Hospital Singapore, share his views on:
– The extent of VTE risk in major and minor surgeries
– The importance of risk assessment and available options for surgical patients
– Guideline recommendations for VTE thromboprophylaxis in both major and minor surgical patients