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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Höhnke, C; Haas, S 
Title:
[Two surgical case reports showing atypical heparin-induced thrombocytopenia] 
Abstract:
Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) represents a serious side effect caused by an atypical immune response to platelet factor 4 leading to platelet activation and thrombin formation. These patients are at high risk of thromboembolism, with a rapid drop in platelet count between days 5 and 14 after the initiation of heparin treatment. In single cases, especially after major surgery, platelet count reduction might be absent or hidden by preceding thrombocytosis. Different clinical manifestation...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Chirurg 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
78 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
138, 140-1 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0009-4722 
TUM Institution:
r Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie