Published in Medicine and Law Weekly, March 12th, 2010
"Some of these HIT-positive individuals will ultimately undergo urgent heart transplantation or placement of a mechanical circulatory support device (MCSD). Such procedures require cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) and full anti-coagulation. The safety of re-exposure to heparin during CPB despite the presence of recent-onset thrombocytopenia and Hep/PF4 antibodies has not been...
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