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Audit of anticoagulation after embolectomy for acute ischaemia.

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INTRODUCTION: Intravenous unfractionated heparin (UFH) is routinely used in patients after arterial embolectomy. Achieving and maintaining therapeutic levels requires a co-ordinated approach which may be difficult for busy junior doctors and laboratories. There is no current evidence regarding the use of subcutaneous low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) as an alternative. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The study retrospectively examined all patients who had undergone any form of embolectomy during 200...

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10.1308/003588409x432329

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Journal:
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Volume:
91
Issue:
6
Pages:
470-472
Publication date:
2009-09-05
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EISSN:
1478-7083
ISSN:
0035-8843
URN:
uuid:5305246b-fd4d-4d43-bc0c-6f71ee920ca4
Source identifiers:
222066
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pubs:222066

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