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 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering

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