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Argatroban therapy for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia during pregnancy in a woman with hereditary antithrombin deficiency.
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PMID:  22380425     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A 33-year-old woman developed deep venous thrombosis at 7 gestational weeks (GW). Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia was evident at 9 GW during unfractionated heparin infusion. Immediately, anticoagulation therapies together with antithrombin (AT) infusion were commenced with the use of argatroban from 9 GW, and fondaparinux was substituted for argatroban after 24 GW. The patient had hereditary AT deficiency type I determined by laboratory findings and results of genomic DNA analysis. The pregnancy ended in full-term vaginal delivery of a healthy male without adverse effects of the anticoagulation therapies. This was the first report of a pregnant woman who developed heparin-induced thrombocytopenia caused by heparin therapy for deep venous thrombosis due to AT deficiency.
Kenji Tanimura; Yashuhiko Ebina; Ayako Sonoyama; Hiroki Morita; Shigeki Miyata; Hideto Yamada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-3-2
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of obstetrics and gynaecology research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1447-0756     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Obstet. Gynaecol. Res.     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
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Created Date:  2012-3-2     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9612761     Medline TA:  J Obstet Gynaecol Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2012 The Authors. Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research © 2012 Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe Division of Transfusion Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan.
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