Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia presenting with thrombosis of multiple saphenous vein grafts and myocardial infarction

Ernesto Ayala, Manuel F. Rosado, Daniel Morgensztern, Mohamed A. Kharfan-Dabaja, John Byrnes

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Abstract

We report herein a patient with coronary artery disease that developed heparin-induced thrombocytopenia after coronary artery bypass graft with resulting thrombosis of multiple saphenous vein grafts and myocardial infarction after heparin exposure. The patient required lepirudin and a cardiac catheterization with placement of stents.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-385
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Hematology
Volume76
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2004

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Saphenous Vein
Thrombocytopenia
Heparin
Thrombosis
Myocardial Infarction
Transplants
Cardiac Catheterization
Coronary Artery Bypass
Stents
Coronary Artery Disease
lepirudin

Keywords

  • Coronary artery bypass graft
  • Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombosis

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  • Hematology

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Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia presenting with thrombosis of multiple saphenous vein grafts and myocardial infarction. / Ayala, Ernesto; Rosado, Manuel F.; Morgensztern, Daniel; Kharfan-Dabaja, Mohamed A.; Byrnes, John.

In: American Journal of Hematology, Vol. 76, No. 4, 01.08.2004, p. 383-385.

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Ayala, Ernesto ; Rosado, Manuel F. ; Morgensztern, Daniel ; Kharfan-Dabaja, Mohamed A. ; Byrnes, John. / Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia presenting with thrombosis of multiple saphenous vein grafts and myocardial infarction. In: American Journal of Hematology. 2004 ; Vol. 76, No. 4. pp. 383-385.
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