Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in paediatrics: clinical characteristics, therapy and outcomes

@article{Risch2004HeparininducedTI,
  title={Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in paediatrics: clinical characteristics, therapy and outcomes},
  author={Lorenz Risch and Joachim Ernst Fischer and Roberto Herklotz and Andreas Robert Huber},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={30},
  pages={1615-1624}
}
Objective: Reports on heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) in paediatrics are confined to isolated case reports. The objective was to systematically combine the published data. Design and setting: Cases were identified by MEDLINE search and review of bibliographies. Patients: We included subjects reported with HIT, collecting patient demographics, clinical and laboratory characteristics, therapeutic regimens and outcomes. Measurements and results: Reports on 70 patients were retrieved. In a… CONTINUE READING