James Muntz, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College

Education & Training

, Baylor College of Medicine

Evaluation and Pharmacokinetics of Treatment Dose Enoxaparin in Hospitalized Patients with Morbid Obesity
Thompson-Moore, NR, Wanat, MA, Putney, DR, Liebl, PHN, Chandler, WL & Muntz, JE 2015, Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, vol 21, no. 6, pp. 513-520. DOI:

Thromboprophylaxis in day surgery: Knee arthroscopy and ligamentoplasty (Ligament Reconstruction)
Muntz, JE, Flores, SE & Lowe, WR 2014, . in Thromboembolism in Orthopedic Surgery. vol. 9781447143369, Springer-Verlag London Ltd, pp. 123-132. DOI:

Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty: the promise of new oral anticoagulants.
Muntz, J 2011, Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances, vol 20, no. 4, pp. 215-219.

Duration of deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis in the surgical patient and its relation to quality issues
Muntz, J 2010, American Journal of Surgery, vol 200, no. 3, pp. 413-421. DOI:

Prevention and management of venous thromboembolism in the surgical patient: options by surgery type and individual patient risk factors.
Muntz, JE & Michota, FA 2010, American journal of surgery, vol 199, no. 1 Suppl.

Thromboprophylaxis in orthopedic surgery: how long is long enough?
Muntz, J 2009, American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), vol 38, no. 8, pp. 394-401.

Extended thromboprophylaxis with low-molecular-weight heparins after hospital discharge in high-risk surgical and medical patients: A review
Huo, MH & Muntz, J 2009, Clinical Therapeutics, vol 31, no. 6, pp. 1129-1141. DOI:

Extended duration rivaroxaban versus short-term enoxaparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total hip arthroplasty: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial
Kakkar, AK, Brenner, B, Dahl, OE, Eriksson, BI, Mouret, P, Muntz, J, Soglian, AG, Pap, ÁF, Misselwitz, F & Haas, S 2008, The Lancet, vol 372, no. 9632, pp. 31-39. DOI:

Fondaparinux combined with intermittent pneumatic compression vs. intermittent pneumatic compression alone for prevention of venous thromboembolism after abdominal surgery: A randomized, double-blind comparison
Turpie, AGG, Bauer, KA, Caprini, JA, Comp, PC, Gent, M & Muntz, JE 2007, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, vol 5, no. 9, pp. 1854-1861. DOI:

Factors associated with thromboprophylaxis for orthopedic patients and their impact on outcome.
Muntz, JE, OConnor, PJ, Yin, H & Vogenberg, FR 2007, American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), vol 36, no. 4, pp. 193-197.

Clinical outcomes with unfractionated heparin or low-molecular-weight heparin as bridging therapy in patients on long-term oral anticoagulants: The REGIMEN registry
Spyropoulos, AC, Turpie, A, Dunn, AS, Spandorfer, J, Douketis, J, Jacobson, A, Frost, FJ, West, M, Green, D, Campbell, M, Krasuski, R, Ortel, T, OShea, S, Deitelzweig, S, Muntz, J, Spencer, F, Jafri, S & Kaatz, S 2006, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, vol 4, no. 6, pp. 1246-1252. DOI:

Treatment of venous thromboembolism in orthopaedic surgery
Muntz, JE 2004, Techniques in Orthopaedics, vol 19, no. 4, pp. 337-346. DOI:

Fondaparinux for prophylaxis
Muntz, JE 2004, Techniques in Orthopaedics, vol 19, no. 4, pp. 278-282. DOI:

Major bleeding rates after prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism: Systematic review, meta-analysis, and cost implications
Muntz, J, Scott, DA, Lloyd, A & Egger, M 2004, International Journal of Technology Assessment in Health Care, vol 20, no. 4, pp. 405-414.

A cost-effectiveness analysis of fondaparinux sodium compared with enoxaparin sodium as prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism: Use in patients undergoing major orthopaedic surgery
Sullivan, SD, Davidson, BL, Kahn, SR, Muntz, JE, Oster, G & Raskob, G 2004, PharmacoEconomics, vol 22, no. 9, pp. 605-620. DOI:

Safety syringes can reduce the risk of needlestick injury in venous thromboembolism prophylaxis.
Muntz, JE & Hultburg, R 2004, J Surg Orthop Adv, vol 13, no. 1, pp. 15-19.

Orthopedic pearls in deep vein thrombosis: questions frequently asked.
Muntz, JE 2003, J Surg Orthop Adv, vol 12, no. 4, pp. 225-227.

The risk of venous thromboembolism in non-large-joint surgeries
Muntz, JE 2003, Orthopedics, vol 26, no. 2 SUPPL..

Thromboprophylaxis dosing: the relationship between timing of first administration, efficacy, and safety.
Kwong, LM & Muntz, JE 2002, American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), vol 31, no. 11 Suppl, pp. 16-20.

Advances in deep vein thrombosis treatment.
Muntz, JE 2002, Surgical technology international, vol 10, pp. 249-253.