ACOG Recommendations for Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Gynecologic Surgery
All patients should undergo venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk assessment prior to gynecologic surgery via Caprini Score (see ‘Learn More – Primary Sources’ below). Consider a weight-adjusted dosage regimen for obese patients undergoing gynecologic surgery.
Risk Factors for Major Bleeding Complications (CHEST guidelines)
Previous major bleeding
Known, untreated bleeding disorder
Concomitant use of anticoagulants, antiplatelet therapy, or thrombolytic drugs
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