We report herein a patient with coronary artery disease that developed heparin-induced thrombocytopenia after coronary artery bypass graft with resulting thrombosis of multiple saphenous vein grafts and myocardial infarction after heparin exposure. The patient required lepirudin and a cardiac catheterization with placement of stents.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American journal of hematology|
|State||Published - Aug 2004|
- Coronary artery bypass graft
- Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia