Pentathlon

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(1) PENTATHLON

Pentasaccharide in Total Hip Replacement, or Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin C. A trial comparing the efficacy and safety of a pentasaccharide fondaparinux to enoxaparin in preventing thromboembolism (TE) post elective hip replacement
Conclusion TE occurred in 6.0% of fondaparinux and 8.0% of enoxaparin patients (non-statistically significant; p = 0.099); no significant difference in the rates of major bleeds or death between the groups

(2) Pentathlon
A five-part Olympic event in which the participant must ride an unfamiliar horse, shoot a pistol—formerly loaded with pellets, now a laser—épée fence, swim—200 metres freestyle—and run 3 km cross country
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Which fencing discipline forms part of the Olympic pentathlon event?
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