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[Role of low molecular weight heparin in the prevention of postoperative deep venous thrombosis. Our experience in 88 cases].

@article{Verardi1989RoleOL,
  title={[Role of low molecular weight heparin in the prevention of postoperative deep venous thrombosis. Our experience in 88 cases].},
  author={S. Verardi and F. Cortese and B. Baroni and V. Boffo and C. Casciani},
  journal={Il Giornale di chirurgia},
  year={1989},
  volume={10 11},
  pages={
          674-8
        }
}
In Leriche's "maladie post-operatoire" one of the most frequent and dangerous complications is the deep vein thrombosis (DVT). In general surgery its occurrence is between 10 and 40%, closely related to factors like patient's age, postoperative immobilization, type and time of surgery. Low molecular weight heparins (LMWH) have been recently introduced as a therapy to prevent postoperative DVT in high risk patients. LMWH seem to have all advantages of classical heparin products without their… Expand
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