Opposition: Unfractionated heparin should no longer be used in the catheterization laboratory

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The goal of anticoagulation during percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is the primary and secondary prevention of thrombotic and significant bleeding events that increase cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Unfractionated heparin is the most commonly-used anticoagulant, but low-molecular weight heparin, and more recently bivalirudin are becoming… (More)

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@inproceedings{Kim2014OppositionUH, title={Opposition: Unfractionated heparin should no longer be used in the catheterization laboratory}, author={Moo Hyun Kim and Young Seok Lee and Michael S. Lee}, booktitle={ASEAN heart journal : Official journal of the ASEAN Federation of Cardiology}, year={2014} }