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when given to the mother in the first trimester of
pregnancy remains to be determined.
Anticoagulants were not effective or adequate to
eliminate completely the risk of thromboembolism.
However the patients who stopped the treatment
during pregnancy carried a higher risk than those
who continued and than those who never received
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Reprint requests: Dr. Aygen. Beilinson Hospital, Petah Tiqva,
In the article "Advantages of the Beall Valve Prosthesis"
by Vogel e t a1 (Chest 59:249, 1871) figures 1 and 5
were reversed.
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