Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis syndrome managed with plasmapheresis.

@article{Kramer2009HeparininducedTW,
  title={Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis syndrome managed with plasmapheresis.},
  author={Robert S. Kramer and Payson Oberg-Higgins and Louis P. Russo and John H Braxton},
  journal={Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={439-41}
}
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis syndrome is an antibody-mediated disorder that has a high mortality in cardiac surgical patients in spite of early diagnosis and management with direct thrombin inhibitors. Plasmapheresis, an extracorporeal technique that has been designed for the removal of large molecular weight substances from the plasma… CONTINUE READING