Enoxaparin vs heparin for prevention of deep-vein thrombosis in acute ischaemic stroke: a randomized, double-blind study.


OBJECTIVES To compare the efficacy, safety, and overall risk-benefit profile of enoxaparin and unfractionated heparin (UFH) prophylaxis of venous thromboembolic complications in patients with acute ischaemic stroke. METHODS Patients with ischaemic stroke resulting in lower-limb paralysis lasting for at least 24 h and necessitating bedrest, were randomized… (More)


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