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a low molecular weight heparin administered subcutaneously as the sodium salt as an anticoagulant and antithrombotic for prevention of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary thromboembolism after knee replacement surgery.
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ardeparinA formulation of LMW heparin. See Low-molecular-weight heparin.
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