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Using the Blood Thinner Low-Molecular-Weight-Heparin Improves Outcomes After Heart Attacks

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In the largest angiographic study to date assessing low-molecular-weight-heparin (LMWH) versus standard unfractionated heparin (UFH) as a "blood thinner" for patients who have experienced a heart attack, researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) found more evidence that LMWH improves blood flow and patient outcomes after a heart attack.