The summary below is from the full report titled “ Ardeparin Sodium for Extended Out-of-Hospital Prophylaxis against Venous Thromboembolism after Total Hip or Knee Replacement. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.” It is in the 6 June 2000 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 132, pages 853-861). The authors are J.A. Heit, C.G. Elliott, A.A. Trowbridge, B.F. Morrey, M. Gent, and J. Hirsh, for the Ardeparin Arthroplasty Study Group.
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Use of a New Form of the Blood Thinner Heparin Outside the Hospital To Prevent Blood Clots after Hip or Knee Replacement. Ann Intern Med. 2000;132:853. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-132-11-200006060-00032
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2000;132(11):853.
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