TITLE

LMWH, unfractionated heparin similar for perioperative thromboprophylaxis

AUTHOR(S)
Harris, Jason; Shafer, Emily
PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Hem/Onc Today;7/25/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 13, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the postsurgical outcomes associated with low-molecular weight heparin (LMWH) and unfractionated heparin in patients diagnosed with cancer. It references a study published in the 2008 issue of "Archives of Internal Medicine." Study researchers analyzed the results of 14 randomized controlled trials. They found that LMWH and unfractionated heparin demonstrated nearly identical postsurgical outcomes.
ACCESSION #
33230007

 

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