Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 11th, 2003
According to a study from England, "women requiring full anticoagulation in pregnancy and labor present their care providers with complex management problems, particularly during the peripartum period. Available guidelines often fail to address the practical issues of balancing the risks of recurrent thrombotic events and hemorrhage during labor. This is especially the case in women at high risk of recurrent thromboembolism, in whom the usually recommended temporary peripartum reduction in the level of anticoagulation may be considered unsafe."
"In order to achieve a...
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