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Table 1 Invasive procedures

From: Cost of incorrect application of antithrombotic prophylaxis prior to invasive procedures

Procedure Patients (n) Patients (%)
  161 100%
Minor surgical intervention 58 36
Colonoscopy 61 38
Gastroscopy 11 7
Prostate biopsy 4 2,5
Breast biopsy 4 2,5
Infiltrationa 5 3
Other procedureb 18 11
  1. aKnee, left saphenous neuropathy, internal anal sphincter, ankle and left femorocutaneous nerve
  2. bsalivary gland biopsy, implant of intraocular corticoid delivery device, cystoscopy (5 patients), biopsy of cavum, lung biopsy, thyroid nodule biopsy (3 patients), bronchoscopy, lumbar puncture, endometrial biopsy, pancreatic mass biopsy, renal mass biopsy and sentinel node biopsy