danaparoid(redirected from Danaparoid sodium)
an agent used as the sodium salt in prophylaxis of pulmonary thromboembolism and deep venous thrombosis.
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danaparoidOrgaran® Cardiovascular disease An injectable, LMW heparin that ↓ risk of postop DVT and PE after hip replacement surgery; it is also used for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. See Deep vein thrombosis, Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, Pulmonary embolism.
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