Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: clinical presentations and therapeutic management.

Journal Article (Review)

With increasing indications for heparin usage, an understanding of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) as a complication of heparin therapy is more essential than ever. Complications of HIT can result in significant morbidity and mortality. We review the clinical presentations of HIT, laboratory and diagnostic workup, and treatment agents available or being evaluated.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Larned, ZL; O'Shea, SI; Ortel, TL

Published Date

  • June 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 356 - 364

PubMed ID

  • 16224435

Pubmed Central ID

  • 16224435

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1543-0790


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States