Economic analysis of low-dose heparin vs the low-molecular-weight heparin enoxaparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after colorectal surgery.

@article{Etchells1999EconomicAO,
  title={Economic analysis of low-dose heparin vs the low-molecular-weight heparin enoxaparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism after colorectal surgery.},
  author={Edward E. Etchells and Robin S. McLeod and William H. Geerts and Pelham Barton and Allan S. Detsky},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={159 11},
  pages={1221-8}
}
BACKGROUND Low-dose heparin and low-molecular-weight heparin are effective strategies for preventing venous thromboembolism in colorectal surgery. The economic attractiveness of these 2 strategies in North America is unknown. We conducted an economic analysis of low-dose heparin calcium compared with enoxaparin sodium, a low-molecular-weight heparin, for… CONTINUE READING