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Volume 2018, Article ID 3417648, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3417648
Clinical Study

Preoperative Evaluation of Soleal Vein Diameter by Ultrasound Is Beneficial for Prophylaxis of Deep Vein Thrombosis after Total Knee or Hip Arthroplasty

1Department of Sports Medicine and Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Drum Tower Hospital, School of Medicine, Nanjing University, Zhongshan Road 321, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210008, China
2Joint Research Center for Bone and Joint Disease, Model Animal Research Center (MARC), Nanjing University, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210093, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Dongyang Chen; moc.qq@12671682 and Qing Jiang; nc.ude.ujn@jgniq

Received 21 March 2018; Accepted 6 August 2018; Published 19 August 2018

Academic Editor: Christos V. Ioannou

Copyright © 2018 Yao Yao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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