Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia after liver transplantation.

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BACKGROUND Unfractionated heparin sodium (UFH) or low-molecular weight heparin (LMWH) is used in anticoagulant protocols at several institutions to prevent thrombosis after liver transplantation. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is an adverse immune-mediated reaction to heparin, resulting in platelet count decreases of more than 50%. The frequencies… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2008.01.069

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@article{Kaneko2008HeparininducedTA, title={Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia after liver transplantation.}, author={Junichi Kaneko and Yasuhiko Sugawara and Shin-Ichi Tamura and Junichi Togashi and Yusuke Matsui and Masatoshi Makuuchi}, journal={Transplantation proceedings}, year={2008}, volume={40 5}, pages={1518-21} }