A review on thromboprophylaxis in pregnancy.

Chow, T.W.; Wong, Y.M. (2001) A review on thromboprophylaxis in pregnancy. The Medical journal of Malaysia, 56 (4). pp. 418-27. ISSN 0300-5283

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Thromboembolic disease remains an important cause of maternal mortality worldwide. The risk assessments for prevention of thromboembolism in pregnancy are controversial due to lack of large-scale randomised controlled trials. Unfractionated heparin is at present, the anticoagulant of choice during pregnancy. However, it may be superseded by low-molecular-weight heparin in the near future because of its safety and efficacy.

Item Type: Article
  1. Chow, T.W.
  2. Wong, Y.M.
Journal or Publication Title: The Medical journal of Malaysia
Additional Information: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pregnancy Complications/prevention & control; Thromboembolism/prevention & control
Subjects: R Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2011 09:33
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2014 14:43
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1560

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