What is the role of heparin in the prevention of preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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The use of low–molecular weight heparin in women with thrombophilia who have a history of adverse outcome has been investigated. To date, however, no data suggest that the use of heparin prophylaxis lowers the incidence of preeclampsia.


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