HIT: treatment easier, prevention harder Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • In this issue of Blood, Krauel and colleagues identify two potential off-label treatments(rivaroxaban, dabigatran) for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT),and also outline aHIT prevention strategy through disrupting PF4/heparin complexes with low-sulfated heparin; the former approach will be easy to implement, the latter much harder—but potentially more worthwhile

publication date

  • February 2, 2012

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