Low molecular weight heparin and radical prostatectomy: a prospective analysis of safety and side effects

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We prospectively analyzed the safety of the perioperative use of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) for prophylaxis of thromboembolic complications after radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP).Seventy-three consecutive patients received Enoxaparin, a LMWH compound one hour before RRP and then every twelve hours until hospital discharge. A mean of seven… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.pcan.4500214

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