Dural sinus thrombosis complicated with heparin induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (HITT)

S. K. Lee, R. Willinsky, K. TerBrugge

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Abstract

A case of dural sinus thrombosis complicated with heparin induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis (HITT) is presented. Interventional neuroradiologic procedures have potential risks of this devastating complication that is related with heparin. Clinical features and pathophysiologic mechanisms of HITT are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)77-80
Number of pages4
JournalInterventional Neuroradiology
Volume8
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Dural sinus trombosis
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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