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Orthopedics / Fracture Repair
Details and Complications of Acetabular Fracture Patients Treated with a “No Cease” Perioperative Enoxaparin Sodium (Lovenox®) Dosing Protocol (Orthopedics / Fracture Repair)
The primary objective of this study is to investigate the details and complications of the blood thinner, Lovenox for a patient that has a fracture of their acetabulum (backside if the pelvis) that have to have surgery for the fracture.
Operatively treated acetabulum fractures with open surgical repair.
May only have only acetabulum fractures.
Surgically treated between 1/1/2007 to 12/31/12.
Prescribed Enoxaparin on admission (or less than 24 hours) for acetabulum fracture patients that are hemodynamically stable.
There is no contraindication to the drug, Enoxaparin.
Age > 18.
Non-operatively treated acetabulum fractures.
Additional fractures along with acetabulum fractures.
Not surgically treated between 1/1/2001 and 12/31/12.
Enoxaparin was not prescribed on admission (or less that 24 hours) for acetabulum fracture patients.
There is a contraindication to the drug, Enoxaparin.