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Table 2 FPE incidence in surgical patients: VTE observational studies and RCTs in the 1980s to 2000s

From: Diet as prophylaxis and treatment for venous thromboembolism?

Population of surgical patients) Author FPE incidence no anti-coagulation FPE incidence with anti-coagulation
general surgical Kosir [96] 0/70 0/38
general surgical Kosir [97] 1/68 0/68
general surgical Rasmussen [98] 1/405 0/388
total general surgical   2/543 (0.37%) 0/494 (0%)
orthopedic surgical Sasaki [99] 0/38 0/38
orthopedic surgical Bi [100] 0/35 0/35
orthopedic surgical Goel [101] 0/111 0/127
orthopedic surgical Agarwal [102] 0/131 0/166
orthopedic surgical Eriksson [103] NA 0/1,587
orthopedic surgical Eriksson [104] NA 0/1,464
orthopedic surgical Heit [105] NA 1/594
orthopedic surgical Eriksson [106] NA 0/133
orthopedic surgical Francis [107] NA 0/2,285
orthopedic surgical Eriksson [108] NA 1/2,056
orthopedic surgical Turpie [109] NA 5/7,211
orthopedic surgical Ramos [110] 0/262 0/267
orthopedic surgical Ginsberg [111] NA 1/1,896
orthopedic surgical Agnelli [112] NA 0/507
orthopedic surgical Turpie [113] NA 0/613
orthopedic surgical Colwell [114] NA 0/1,838
orthopedic surgical Eriksson [115] NA 1/1,872
orthopedic surgical Eriksson [116] NA 2/2,835
orthopedic surgical Eriksson [117] NA 1/2,788
orthopedic surgical Colwell [118] NA 3/2,299
total orthopedic surgical   0/577 (0%) 15/29,291 (0.051%)
unspecified surgical Rosenzweig [119] 0/4,705 NA
unspecified surgical Nurmohamed [120] NA 11/8,172
total unspecified surgical   0/4,705 (0%) 11/8,172 (0.135%)
surgical totals   2/5,825 (0.034%) 26/37,957 (0.068%)