Low-molecular-weight heparins and heparinoids

Owen D Williamson and Alison M. Street
Med J Aust 2003; 178 (8): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2003.tb05269.x
Published online: 21 April 2003

To the Editor: The recent "New Drugs, Old Drugs" review of low molecular weight heparins (LMWH) and heparinoids1 provides a timely reminder of the limitations of studies that support the use of these agents in preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE), particularly in orthopaedic surgery.

  • Owen D Williamson
  • Alison M. Street



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