Heparin treatment in abruptio placentae.


Two cases of abruptio placentae with disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) were treated with heparin, and coagulation was monitored by thromboelastography as well as the usual hematology tests. The cases demonstrated the vagaries of DIC and both showed decreased overt hemorrhage after heparin treatment was started. Heparin may be indicated for the… (More)


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@article{Martin1974HeparinTI, title={Heparin treatment in abruptio placentae.}, author={Thierry Martin and Halley Read and Mike Fraser}, journal={Canadian Medical Association journal}, year={1974}, volume={110 10}, pages={1159-64} }