Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in Healthy Individuals with Continuous Heparin Infusion

  title={Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia in Healthy Individuals with Continuous Heparin Infusion},
  author={Jonathan S. Williams and Paula J. Autori and Stephen K. Kidd and Gregory Piazza and Molly Connors and Charles A. Czeisler and Karine D Scheuermaier and Jeanne F. Duffy and Elizabeth B. Klerman and Frank A. J. L. Scheer and M. Kozak and Sheila M. Driscoll and Samuel Z. Goldhaber},
  booktitle={TH open : companion journal to thrombosis and haemostasis},
  • Jonathan S. Williams, Paula J. Autori, +10 authors Samuel Z. Goldhaber
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  • The risk for developing heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in healthy individuals is thought to be low, but monitoring recommendations remain controversial. Therefore, a retrospective cohort study was conducted to identify the incidence of thrombocytopenic events in a healthy research population exposed and re-exposed to continuous intravenous (IV) unfractionated heparin. The Division of Sleep Medicine and the Centre for Clinical Investigations at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston… CONTINUE READING

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