The Effects of Minidose Heparin and Low Molecular Weight Heparin on Peritonitis in the Rat

Vela, A. Richard; Littleton, Jeffrey C.; O'Leary, J. Patrick
May 1999
American Surgeon;May1999, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p473
Academic Journal
Presents a study that evaluated the protective effect of regular heparin and of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) Lovenox on peritonitis. Materials and methodology; Statistical difference on the survival rate between heparin and LMWH; Inflammatory process and therapeutic modalities of the disease.


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