Management of a pediatric patient on the berlin heart excor ventricular assist device with argatroban after heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Michael L. Schmitz, Patti Massicotte, Sherry C. Faulkner, Adnan T. Bhutta, Charles E. Johnson, Paul M. Seib, Elizabeth A. Frazier, William P. Fiser, Michiaki Imamura, Robert D B Jaquiss

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Abstract

We report a 15-year-old male patient who developed type II heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) after 6 weeks of heparin administration and placement of a Berlin Heart Excor left ventricular assist device (LVAD).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)546-547
Number of pages2
JournalASAIO Journal
Volume54
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2008

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering

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Schmitz, M. L., Massicotte, P., Faulkner, S. C., Bhutta, A. T., Johnson, C. E., Seib, P. M., Frazier, E. A., Fiser, W. P., Imamura, M., & Jaquiss, R. D. B. (2008). Management of a pediatric patient on the berlin heart excor ventricular assist device with argatroban after heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. ASAIO Journal, 54(5), 546-547. https://doi.org/10.1097/MAT.0b013e3181873681