[Dabigatran as a therapeutic possibility in heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II].


The syndrome of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT), with an incidence of 0.2-0.5% in patients exposed to heparin for more than 4 days, is produced by an immune alteration with the formation of antibodies against the heparin platelet factor 4 complex. It presents a wide spectrum of clinical manifestations, the most frequent of which are thrombocytopenia… (More)