Bmi strongly impacts the diagnosis and incidence of hit in the Sicu.

BACKGROUND The obese state has been linked to various immune-mediated conditions. Our objective was to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) with the diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). METHODS Prospectively collected data on patients in the surgical and cardiac ICU suspected of having HIT between January 2007 and August 2014… CONTINUE READING