[Prevention of thrombo-embolic disease: current approach (author's transl)].

  • V V Kakkar
  • Published 1981 in Journal des maladies vasculaires


Study of the statistical results of numerous multicentre trials has led the author to propose, as preventive therapy for massive postoperative pulmonary embolism, the employ of 5,000 I.U. of calcium heparin two hours before operation, followed by the same dose every 12 hours until the patient is active enough to be discharged. High risk patients (previous… (More)


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