Table 23-116All cause mortality summary from RCTs

ComparisonNo. of studiesInterventionControlRelative riskAbsolute effectForest plots & Evidence tables*
Proph vs no proph
UFH vs nil2121304/5776333/59170.94; (0.80, 1.09)0.00 (−0.01, 0.00)ET: 27
FP: 20
LMWH vs nil141,191,390,395,418,5776171/3819179/38250.97 (0.79, 1.18)0.00 (0.00, 0.00)ET: 26
FP: 16
Fondaparinux vs Nil121114/42525/4140.55 (0.29, 1.03)−0.03 (−0.06, 0.00)ET: 25
FP: 12
Single proph vs single
LMWH vs UFH45,256,257,350,387549/192442/19011.12 (0.54, 2.35)0.00 (−0.02, 0.02)ET: 32
FP: 51

FP – forest plot number in appendix E; ET – evidence table number in appendix D.

Proph - prophylaxis

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