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a.1.Relating to the abdomen and the thorax, or chest.
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However, on examination of the patients trunk it soon became evident that the lump was the distal extent of an abdominothoracic varicose channel arising from the right groin.
3% of patients (n = 449), diffuse abdominothoracic symptoms (n = 41), dyspnea (n = 9), epigastric pain (n = 2), and other symptoms (n = 2).
Heparin is indicated for anticoagulant therapy in prophylaxis and treatment of venous thrombosis and its extension; low-dose regimen for prevention of postoperative deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in patients undergoing major abdominothoracic surgery or who, for other reasons, are at risk of developing thromboembolic disease (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION); prophylaxis and treatment of pulmonary embolism; atrial fibrillation with embolization; diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic consumptive coagulopathies (disseminated intravascular coagulation); prevention of clotting in arterial and cardiac surgery; and prophylaxis and treatment of peripheral arterial embolism.