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The treatment of the expectant mother with deep venous thrombosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3997974     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Experience with 12 expectant mothers with DVT from 1978 to 1983 supports heparin therapy. After early experience with four patients with various doses of intravenous and subcutaneous mini-heparin both in and out of the hospital, we have selected a program of outpatient, self-administered adjusted subcutaneous heparin. There has been no maternal or fetal mortality. There have been no serious bleeding or post-phlebitic complications, although two patients have had flare-ups of superficial phlebitis during the follow-up over the last four-and-a-half years. There have been three subsequent pregnancies, two of which were first trimester miscarriages and one uneventful term delivery of a normal infant.
R L Tawes; J T Mehigan; C Olcott; G R Sydorak; R G Scribner; J P Beare; W H Brown; E J Harris
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Publication Date:    1985 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-07-23     Completed Date:  1985-07-23     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  303-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cesarean Section
Heparin / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Infusions, Parenteral
Labor, Obstetric
Partial Thromboplastin Time
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / blood,  drug therapy*
Pulmonary Embolism / etiology
Thrombophlebitis / blood,  drug therapy*
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