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Discriminant Formula of Clayton et al for Prediction of Post-Operative Deep Vein Thrombosis

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Clayton et al developed a discriminant score for identifying patients at high risk for deep vein thrombosis prior to surgery. Patients at high risk may benefit from closer monitoring and prophylactic measures to reduce the thrombotic tendency. The authors are from the University of Leeds in England.

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