Invasive treatment performed for acute myocardial infarction in a patient with immune thrombocytopenic purpura.

@article{Gracia2008InvasiveTP,
  title={Invasive treatment performed for acute myocardial infarction in a patient with immune thrombocytopenic purpura.},
  author={Maria Cruz Ferrer Gracia and Isabel Calvo Cebollero and Juan S{\'a}nchez-Rubio Lezcano and Gabriel Galache Osuna and Jose A. Miguel and Luis Placer Peralta},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={127 3},
  pages={e183-5}
}
Acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is infrequent in patients with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) so the best treatment is not well known. The next case shows a 37-year-old man with chronic ITP who suffered an anterior AMI, the platelet count at admission was 39,000 microL. He was treated successfully with primary percutaneous angioplasty under anticoagulation with unfractionated heparin and antiaggregation with clopidogrel and ASA. At the end of the procedure we sealed the femoral… CONTINUE READING

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