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Prophylactic Dosage Regimens of Dalteparin Sodium for Hip Replacement Surgery

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Dalteparin sodium (Fragmin, Pharmacia & Upjohn) is a low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) that has been used to prevent thromboembolic disease in patients undergoing orthopedic joint replacement. Several regimens are available for patients undergoing total hip replacement.

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