Abciximab for the treatment of an acute thrombotic coronary occlusion during stent implantation in a patient with severe hemophilia B.

@article{Bovenzi2003AbciximabFT,
  title={Abciximab for the treatment of an acute thrombotic coronary occlusion during stent implantation in a patient with severe hemophilia B.},
  author={Francesco Maria Bovenzi and Leonardo De Luca and Nicola Signore and Filomena Fusco and Italo de Luca},
  journal={Italian heart journal : official journal of the Italian Federation of Cardiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={4 10},
  pages={728-30}
}
Hemophilia B is a severe inherited coagulopathy caused by mutations in the gene that encodes factor IX. Surgical and invasive procedures in patients suffering from this congenital disease are to be considered as being at high risk of hemorrhage. We describe a case of a patient with unstable angina who suffered from severe hemophilia B, pre-treated with plasma purified factor IX concentrate and not on antithrombotic therapy, in whom the use of abciximab induced the complete lysis of an acute… CONTINUE READING

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