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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Bachmann, Robert; Bachmann, Jeannine; Lange, Jessica; Nadalin, Silvio; Königsrainer, Alfred; Ladurner, Ruth 
Title:
Incidence of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II and postoperative recovery of platelet count in liver graft recipients: a retrospective cohort analysis. 
Abstract:
Thrombocytopenia in patients with end-stage liver disease is a common disorder caused mainly by portal hypertension, low levels of thrombopoetin, and endotoxemia. The impact of immune-mediated heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II (HIT type II) as a cause of thrombocytopenia after liver transplantation is not yet understood, with few literature citations reporting contradictory results. The aim of our study was to demonstrate the perioperative course of thrombocytopenia after liver transplant...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Surg Res 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
186 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
429-35 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0022-4804 
TUM Institution:
Chirurgiesche Klinik und Poliklinik