Aspirin as effective as heparin after fracture to prevent blood clots

Outcomes similar in both groups in terms of death and pulmonary embolism, study shows
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Aspirin may be as effective as injections of low-molecular-weight heparin when it comes to preventing clots following surgery for fractures, a large study suggests.

The US research included more than 12,000 patients with arm or leg fractures that required surgery or pelvic fractures regardless of treatment.