Prevention of thromboembolism after spinal cord injury using low-molecular-weight heparin

David Green*, Michael Y. Lee, Ai Chi Lim, Joan S. Chmiel, Marsha Vetter, Thomas Pang, David Chen, Lynne Fenton, Gary M. Yarkony, Paul R. Meyer

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Abstract

Low-molecular-weight heparin is safe and effective in the prevention of thromboembolism in selected patients with spinal cord injury and complete motor paralysis, and is superior to standard heparin in fixed doses of 5000 units three times a day.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)571-574
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of internal medicine
Volume113
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990

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  • Internal Medicine

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