COMMENTARY: Enoxaparin for 7 days was better than unfractionated heparin for 2 days for reducing death and MI but not bleeding in STEMI

Massel, David
September 2006
ACP Journal Club;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 145 Issue 2, p30
Academic Journal
The article presents comments on the clinical study related to the usage of the drug enoxaparin for reducing death in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Enoxaparin use should be avoided in older people and patients with renal failure. In the study enoxaparin was involved in the prevention of nonfatal Ml at the cost of increased major bleeding. It was also found that enoxaparin was the favored drug.


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