Meningioma resection carries a risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in 3-4% patients, which is not significantly higher as compared to glial tumours. Preventive measures have been extensively studied but are still controversial. Non-chemical conservative measures including intermittent venous compression/stockings are a safe and effective tool to prevent VTE in this group of patients.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Oct 2021|
- meningioma, venous thromboembolism, low-molecular weight heparin