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A blood clot blocking a deep vein in the lower leg - deep-vein thrombosis - which is also sometimes known as a "white leg".
In another study, researchers in the Netherlands identified 2,904 people who had already experienced deep-vein thrombosis.
He further noted that it "demonstrated the lowest rate of deep-vein thrombosis ever recorded for hip fracture and hip or knee replacement clinical trials.
In his study, 479 patients with deep-vein thrombosis were randomly assigned to take warfarin or low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH).
Value of assessment of pretest probability of deep-vein thrombosis in clinical management.
At doses of 100, 125, and 150 mg/day, the new compound prevented major deep-vein thrombosis about as well as enoxaparin did.
The results of four Phase III clinical trials show that the pentasaccharide Org31540/SR90107A provides a superior benefit over a low molecular weight heparin (comparator) in preventing deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) in major orthopedic surgery patients, with an overall relative risk reduction of 50% and a similar safety profile.
The company is also developing drugs for antibody-mediated stroke, heart attack, and deep-vein thrombosis, for xenotransplantation, and for other antibody-mediated diseases.
Patients have an increased risk of blood clots that can result in stroke, myocardial infarction, deep-vein thrombosis, recurrent fetal loss, and post-operative complications following cardiovascular surgery.
and Canada in 1993, and is indicated for the prevention and treatment of deep-vein thrombosis, unstable angina and non-Q wave myocardial infarction.