Successful heparin desensitization: A case report and review of the literature

Shoban Dave, Miguel A. Park

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Abstract

Immediate hypersensitivity reactions to heparin have been described in the literature. Moreover, heparin remains the anticoagulant of choice in cardiopulmonary bypass. We describe a patient with heparin allergy who underwent successful heparin desensitization and a review of the literature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)394-397
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Cardiac Surgery
Volume23
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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