Randomized comparison of enoxaparin with unfractionated heparin following fibrinolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction.

@article{Baird2002RandomizedCO,
  title={Randomized comparison of enoxaparin with unfractionated heparin following fibrinolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction.},
  author={Steve Baird and Ian. B. Menown and S J Mcbride and T. G. Trouton and Carol W. Wilson},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 8},
  pages={627-32}
}
AIMS To compare the efficacy and safety of low molecular weight heparin with unfractionated heparin following fibrinolytic therapy for acute myocardial infarction. METHODS AND RESULTS Three-hundred patients receiving fibrinolytic therapy following acute myocardial infarction were randomly assigned to low molecular weight heparin as enoxaparin (40 mg intravenous bolus, then 40 mg subcutaneously every 8 h, n=149) or unfractionated heparin (5000 U intravenous bolus, then 30 000 U. 24 h(-1… CONTINUE READING

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