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    1979

Heparin induced platelet aggregation: in vitro confirmation of thrombotic complications associated with heparin therapy.

@article{Hussey1979HeparinIP,
  title={Heparin induced platelet aggregation: in vitro confirmation of thrombotic complications associated with heparin therapy.},
  author={Clara V. Hussey and Victor M. Bernhard and Margaret McLean and J E Fobian},
  journal={Annals of clinical and laboratory science},
  year={1979},
  volume={9 6},
  pages={
          487-93
        }
}
Eleven patients who developed thromboembolic complications while receiving heparin were studied for a possible adverse reaction to heparin as the cause of their progressive thrombosis. Fifteen additional patients who were receiving heparin for recurrent thromboembolism, but who did not develop signs of thrombotic complications, were studied as patient controls. The most significant finding was an abnormal in vitro aggregation response to heparin alone in all of the patients who developed… CONTINUE READING

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