TITLE

How long should venous thromboprophylaxis be given following cancer surgery?

AUTHOR(S)
Farquhar, Donald
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/28/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 11, p1444
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a study to determine if a three week course of prophylaxis with enoxaparin beyond the first six to ten postoperative days following abdominal or pelvic surgery for cancer reduces the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) without increasing the risk of hemorrhage. Design; Results; Conclusion that enoxaparin prophylaxis reduces the incidence of VTE.
ACCESSION #
6684201

 

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