A randomized controlled trial of differing doses of postcesarean enoxaparin thromboprophylaxis in obese women

@article{Stephenson2016ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial of differing doses of postcesarean enoxaparin thromboprophylaxis in obese women},
  author={Megan L Stephenson and Allison E Serra and J M Neeper and Daniel Cascado Caballero and Jenny McNulty},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={36},
  pages={95-99}
}
Objective:To compare two enoxaparin dosing strategies at achieving prophylactic anti-Xa levels in women with a body mass index (BMI) ⩾35 (kg m−2) postcesarean delivery.Study Design:Women with BMI ⩾35 were randomized to receive prophylactic enoxaparin at a fixed dose of 40 mg daily or weight-based dosing of 0.5 mg kg−1 twice daily. The primary outcome was… CONTINUE READING