Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, paradoxical thromboembolism, and other adverse effects of heparin-type therapy

Jeanine M. Walenga, Eugene P. Frenkel, Rodger L. Bick

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Abstract

This article discusses the common and uncommon side effects of heparin and heparin-like therapy. Most attention is devoted to heparin-induced thrombocytopenia, as it is the most clinically aggressive adverse reaction. Additionally, less common and several newly reported side effects are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)259-282
Number of pages24
JournalHematology/Oncology Clinics of North America
Volume17
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

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