Venous thromboembolism - rivaroxaban (TA170)
Fast, easy summary view of NICE guidance on 'venous thromboembolism'
This guidance is about when rivaroxaban should be used to reduce the risk of thromboembolism in adults who have surgery to replace their hip or knee joints in the NHS in England and Wales. It explains guidance (advice) from NICE (the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence). It does not cover using rivaroxaban to reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism in adults who have had other types of surgery. It is written for people who are having or have had an operation to replace their hip or knee joints but it may also be useful for their families or carers or anyone with an interestin the topic.
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: venous thromboembolism
This page was last updated: 30 July 2013
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- TA170 Rivaroxaban i leihau'r risg o thrombo-emboledd gwythiennol ar ôl llawdriniaeth i osod clun neu ben-glin newydd: deall canllawiau NICE
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