Heparin- induced thrombocytopenia occurring in the first trimester of pregnancy: successful treatment with lepirudin. A case report.


The management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) in pregnancy represents a medical challenge. The advent of new antithrombotic agents that do not cross-react with platelet factor 4 and heparin antibodies represents an important progress, and they are of utmost interest in special situations such as early pregnancy, a situation where the… (More)


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