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Dr Vivek Babaria discusses his recent research looking at the risk vs benefits of continuing anticoagulation and antiplatelet medication during spine surgery

Dr Vivek Babaria, a board-certified and fellowship-trained physician with substantial experience in interventional spine care, sports and regenerative medicine, has co-authored a research article in Interventional Pain Medicine. He answers


Rivaroxaban proves superior to heparin in preventing blood clots after common orthopaedic surgeries

The direct oral anticoagulant rivaroxaban dramatically cut the likelihood of serious venous thromboembolism (VTE) in people recovering from lower limb orthopaedic surgery and requiring immobilisation, in comparison with enoxaparin, another