Post-surgery Use of Enoxaparin Lowered Blood Clot Risk

Post-surgery Use of Enoxaparin Lowered Blood Clot Risk

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Post-surgery Use of Enoxaparin Lowered Blood Clot Risk

Treatment with the blood thinner enoxaparin within a few hours after curative pituitary surgery may help reduce the risk of blood clots forming in people with Cushing’s disease, a new study suggests. The study “Venous thromboembolic (VTE) prophylaxis in Cushing disease patients undergoing transsphenoidal surgery” was published in the journal Interdisciplinary Neurosurgery: Advanced Techniques and Case Management. Cushing’s syndrome results from elevated levels of the hormone cortisol, often due to a tumor in the pituitary…

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