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Risk Factors of Rubin-Asher et al for Failure of Heparin Thromboprophylaxis in a Patient with Acute Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

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A patient with acute traumatic spinal cord injury may receive prophylactic heparin to prevent formation of thromboemboli. Rubin-Asher et al identified a number of risk factors associated with failure of heparin to prevent thromboemboli. The authors are from Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University and Kaplan Medical Center in Israel.

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