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Peri-operative low-dose heparin

Abstract

Many trials have now shown that low-dose heparin reduces the incidence of deep-vein thrombosis.1,2 In addition evidence from lung-perfusion studies suggests that such prophylaxis will also reduce the 1% mortality normally associated with major general surgery.3,4

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