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Incidence and features of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in mechanical heart valves and immunologic cardiac diseases

Manzoor H Mangi*, Ulrich Stock, Kanval Ali, Eftychia Galiatsou, Visuvanathan Jeyakumar, Ana Hurtado Doce, Paul Harris and Sunil K Bhudia

Published: 05 January, 2022 | Volume 6 - Issue 1 | Pages: 001-008


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PF4-IgG Antibody negative HIT in Eosinophilic myocarditis: 56-female with Eosinophilic myocarditis on ECMO, developed thrombocytopenia and pulmonary thrombosis and L leg ischemia. HIT-screening-HIT PF-4 IgG negative. No serotonin release assay is available. Commenced on Argatroban on clinical grounds. The patient also received steroids and MMF for eosinophilic myocarditis. Oscillations in the platelet graph may be due to steroid and MMF therapy. Full recovery in platelet count and no further thromboembolism and patient discharged home on DOACS.

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