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Heparins and Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia

  • Thomas G. DeLougheryEmail author
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Abstract

This chapter discussed the pharmacology and use of the heparins – standard heparin, low-molecular-weight heparin, and fondaparinux. The complication of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia is also discussed.

Keywords

Heparin Low-molecular-weight heparin Fondaparinux Antiplatelet factor 4 Argatroban 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine, Pathology, and PediatricsOregon Health & Sciences UniversityPortlandUSA

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