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Heparin, Low-Molecular-Weight

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Description of Heparin, Low-Molecular-Weight

Heparin, Low-Molecular-Weight: Heparin fractions with a molecular weight usually between 4000 and 6000 kD. These low-molecular-weight fractions are effective antithrombotic agents. Their administration reduces the risk of hemorrhage, they have a longer half-life, and their platelet interactions are reduced in comparison to unfractionated heparin. They also provide an effective prophylaxis against postoperative major pulmonary embolism.
Source: MeSH 2007

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  • LMWH
  • Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

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