Prevention of venous thromboembolism after surgery: a review of enoxaparin.

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This review discusses the problem of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) after operation and identifies three levels of risk of DVT: low (less than 10 per cent), moderate (10-40 per cent) and high (40-80 per cent). Special emphasis is placed on the most recent prophylactic treatment, low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs), particularly enoxaparin. Several LMWHs are… (More)

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