Prophylaxis of postoperative thromboembolism with low molecular weight heparins.

@article{Jrgensen1993ProphylaxisOP,
  title={Prophylaxis of postoperative thromboembolism with low molecular weight heparins.},
  author={Lars Nannestad J\orgensen and Peer A Wille-J\orgensen and Ole Hauch},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={80 6},
  pages={689-704}
}
To evaluate the thromboprophylactic use of low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs), publications from 27 orthopaedic trials and 35 studies of patients undergoing general or gynaecological surgery were scrutinized and subjected to a partial meta-analysis. In orthopaedic surgery, LMWHs were superior to placebo or dextran and at least as efficient as unfractionated heparin in the prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Compared with unfractionated heparin, one of the LMWH preparations… CONTINUE READING
35 Citations
80 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 35 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 80 references

Lessons from overviews of cardiovascular iríais

  • CD Furberg, TM Morgan
  • SIal Med
  • 1991

Perioperative ThromboembolieProphyIaxe : niedrig dosiertes Heparin oder low molecular weight HeparinDHE , Vorund Nachteile

  • R Hoffmann, F Largiader, M RoethIin
  • Br J Surg
  • 1991

Prophylaxis of deep venous thrombosis following acute abdominal surgery . An evaluation of three protocols

  • P Wille-Jorgensen, O Hauch, B Dimo, SW Christensen, B Hansen, R Jensen
  • Surg G } . necoIObstet
  • 1991

Thromboprophylaxis by lowmolecularweight heparin in elective hip surgery . A placebo controJJed study

  • C Terholm, L Broeng, PS lergensen
  • J Sane Joillt Surg [ Sr ]
  • 1991

Thrombosis prophylaxis with low mo ] ecular \ , eight heparin in total hip replacement

  • BI Eriksson, BE Zachrisson, B Teger-NilssonA-C.Risberg
  • Sr J Surg
  • 1991

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…