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Low-molecular-weight-heparin : it is not so easy as you could think

Introduction

This is the case of a -62-year-old woman  with a diagnosis of gynecologic cancer and a pulmonary embolus. She was  receiving chemotherapy and a therapeutic dose of a low-molecular-weight-heparin (LMWH) . She had a single daily dose of a 1,5 mg/per Kilo, calculated in base on her body weight.

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