|Outcome at 2 years||Number of studies (n)||Weighted event rates||RRR (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*PTS = post-thrombotic syndrome; other abbreviations defined in glossary. RRR, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.|
|Any PTS||3 (421)||20%||43%||54% (38 to 66)||5 (4 to 7)|
|Severe PTS||3 (421)||7%||15%||56% (20 to 75)||13 (8 to 34)|
Review: elastic compression stockings prevent post-thrombotic syndrome in patients with deep venous thrombosis
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