Therapeutic anticoagulation following craniotomies: is the risk for secondary bleeding overrated?

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Objective: 43 patients suffering from pulmonary embolism and/or deep venous thrombosis following craniotomy were retrospectively analysed. Therapeutic anticoagulation was performed with enoxaparin (30–100 mg), certoparin (3000 i.e.) or heparin (according to PTT levels). Indications for surgery[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]