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Development of pulmonary edema related to heparin administration.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7229118     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Bleeding, thrombocytopenia, and osteopenia are recognized as the side effects of heparin administration. We recently noted occurrence of pulmonary edema in a patient with myelofibrosis with myeloid metaplasia being treated with heparin for pulmonary embolism. The hypertensive episodes preceding left ventricular failure were considered related to serotonin released from the immunologically mediated lowering of platelets.
S S Ahmed; M Nussbaum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical pharmacology     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0091-2700     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Pharmacol     Publication Date:    1981 Feb-Mar
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-07-09     Completed Date:  1981-07-09     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0366372     Medline TA:  J Clin Pharmacol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Heparin / adverse effects*
Middle Aged
Pulmonary Edema / blood,  chemically induced*
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