Disseminated intravascular coagulation during heparin therapy

H. G. Klein, W. R. Bell

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Two patients receiving intravenous heparin for pulmonary emboli developed disseminated intravascular coagulation during therapy. Both patients were receiving adequate anticoagulation before the onset of this syndrome. Mechanisms that might cause or prolong disseminated intravascular coagulation during heparin therapy are proposed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)477-481
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Internal Medicine
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1974

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  • Medicine(all)


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