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gallbladder surgery

im having mine took out the 15th..hes got me stopping my warfarin 5 day before,and starting lovonox 3 days prior,then after surgery take both for 5 days, then continue my wafrin from there out..i do test myself at home 1 day a week..i had a pe in 2000 left leg with dvt..I have 2 negative blood proteins in the liver so im on blood thinners for life..i understand this is called a bridge from warfarin to lovnox....what I don't get how can the work if bloods thin?? I also know that lovonox is a lower molecule..is this the extra protection?? I have a greenfield filter in my venous cava..that's just for the legs only. Help  thanks.  PS my spelling not good srry
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