Low Molecular Weight Heparin in the Treatment of Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A Paradigm Change in Care

  • Geno J. Merli
  • Published 2000 in Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis

Abstract

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a major clinical problem, with an estimated annual incidence in the United States of between 500,000 and 2 million cases [1]. DVT accounts for an estimated 250,000 hospital admissions and 90,000 readmissions annually [1]. According to 1994 discharge summaries, 217,000 days in short-stay hospitals alone were attributed to the… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1018756302725

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@article{Merli2000LowMW, title={Low Molecular Weight Heparin in the Treatment of Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism: A Paradigm Change in Care}, author={Geno J. Merli}, journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis}, year={2000}, volume={9}, pages={21-27} }