BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.35, no.6, pp.950-957, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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Introduction: Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a potentially lethal complication of unfractionated or low-molecular weight heparin therapy. We aimed to determine the incidence and mortality rate of patients with positive heparin/platelet factor 4 (PF4) antibodies, which is a rapid detection test of HIT.