Minimising the risk of heparin-induced osteoporosis during pregnancy

@article{Hawkins2005MinimisingTR,
  title={Minimising the risk of heparin-induced osteoporosis during pregnancy},
  author={David Hawkins and Jeffrey J. Evans},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Drug Safety},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={583 - 590}
}
Unfractionated heparin (UFH) may lead to symptomatic vertebral fractures in up to 3 out of every 100 people on long-term therapy. Ten-times that many people will experience a significant reduction in bone density leading to osteopoenia or osteoporosis. Low molecular weight heparins (LMWH) have been shown to be as effective as UFH in the prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism. Several well-established advantages of LMWH over UFH include increased bioavailability, more predictable… 

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