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Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Known as: HIT, Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia 
A life-threatening complication of heparin therapy. It results in immune-mediated thrombocytopenia and, in 25-50 percent of the patients, thrombotic… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
BACKGROUND Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is an antibody-mediated adverse drug reaction that can lead to devastating… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
This chapter about the recognition, treatment, and prevention of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is part of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a prothrombotic adverse drug reaction caused by heparin. As thrombocytopenia… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is an intensely prothrombotic syndrome managed by discontinuation of heparin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BackgroundHeparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is an immune-mediated syndrome caused by heparin. Complications range from… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia is a relatively common antibody-mediated drug reaction. We studied the temporal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The frequency of immune heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) varies among prospective studies. It is unknown whether this is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE To determine the sites of thromboses (venous versus arterial circulation) that complicate the clinical course of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, defined by the presence of heparin-dependent IgG antibodies, typically occurs five… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia is characterized by moderate thrombocytopenia and thrombotic complications, whereas quinine… Expand
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