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|Title:||Low molecular weight heparin significantly reduces embolisation after carotid endarterectomy--a randomised controlled trial.|
|Citation:||EUR J VASC ENDOVASC SURG, 2009, 37 (6), pp. 633-639|
|Abstract:||The administration of unfractionated heparin (UFH) prior to carotid clamping during carotid endarterectomy (CEA) transiently increases the platelet aggregation response to arachidonic acid (AA) despite the use of aspirin. We hypothesized that this phenomenon might be reduced by using low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) resulting in fewer emboli in the early post-operative period.|
|Appears in Collections:||Published Articles, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences|
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