unfractionated


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un·frac·tion·at·ed

 (ŭn-frăk′shə-nā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Not divided or separated into parts; unbroken; whole.
2. Not having been separated chemically into components, as by distillation or depolymerization.
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This report on unfractionated heparin market studies the current as well as future prospects of the market globally.
Summary: This report on unfractionated heparin market studies the current as well as future prospects of the market globally.
CX-01 is a new chemical entity derived from unfractionated heparin with very low anticoagulant activity.
Unfractionated or low-molecular-weight heparin reduces the risk of DVT by about 50%, but about 5%-20% of critically ill patients will develop DVT in spite of treatment, and mechanical thromboprophylaxis reduces DVT risk, compared with no prophylaxis.
Background: Unfractionated heparin (UFH), despite its limitations, has been used as the primary anticoagulant alternative during the percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
The standard therapy is anticoagulant (unfractionated heparin or low-molecular-weight heparins) administration, but there is still low possibility to need surgery for the complications such as bowel stricture or ischemic bowel disease.
Unless an absolute contraindication, such as bleeding, exists, pharmacologic prophylaxis in the form of unfractionated or low-molecular-weight heparin should be considered.
According to the company, the Elk Creek Pipeline will have the capacity to transport up to 240,000 barrels per day (bpd) of unfractionated NGLs from near the company's Riverview terminal in eastern Montana to Bushton, Kansas.
It has several advantages over unfractionated heparin, such as reduced need for monitoring, easier route of administration, decreased risk of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, and lack of drug-drug interactions.
It has been reported that the incidence of thrombosis in pregnant women with mechanical valves was 3.9% in the warfarin continuation group, 9.2% in the warfarin use after unfractionated heparin use for 12 weeks of pregnancy group, and 25% in the unfractionated heparin use throughout pregnancy group [8].