Is routine screening for DVT required in the pre-operative and/or post-operative period for patientsundergoing spine procedures? Response/Recommendation: There is no role for routine screening for deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in patients under-going spine procedures. Doppler ultrasonography surveillance may be considered in high-risk surgical patients including those who are older, with spine injury, personal history of VTE, malignancy, cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM), and/or non-ambulatory.

Recommendations from the ICM-VTE: Spine

Angelini A.;
2022

Abstract

Is routine screening for DVT required in the pre-operative and/or post-operative period for patientsundergoing spine procedures? Response/Recommendation: There is no role for routine screening for deep venous thrombosis (DVT) in patients under-going spine procedures. Doppler ultrasonography surveillance may be considered in high-risk surgical patients including those who are older, with spine injury, personal history of VTE, malignancy, cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM), and/or non-ambulatory.
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