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S3E1 - Heparin induced thrombocytopenia: making it clear.

Presented by Audrey Carlo and Cécile Hourquet // Special guest , Dr Caroline Vayne from Tours University Hospital (France)

Season 3, episode 1
12 min / Published
By Stago

Welcome to Ask Stago, the podcast dedicated to provide expert answers to your expert questions in hemostasis.

In today episode, our expert guest, Dr Caroline Vayne from Tours University Hospital in France, gives us an overview on heparin induced thrombocytopenia.

As usual, don’t forget to send any question you may have to ask@stago.com, we will be glad to answer to it.


Learn more:

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  • Gruel Y, De Maistre E, Pouplard C, Mullier F, Susen S, Roullet S, Blais N, Le Gal G, Vincentelli A, Lasne D, Lecompte T, Albaladejo P, Godier A; Members of the French Working Group on Perioperative Haemostasis Groupe d’intérêt en hémostase périopératoire GIHP. Diagnosis and management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia. Anaesth Crit Care Pain Med. 2020 Apr;39(2):291-310. doi: 10.1016/j.accpm.2020.03.012. Epub 2020 Apr 13. PMID: 32299756.
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  • Tardy B, Lecompte T, Mullier F, Vayne C, Pouplard C. Detection of Platelet-Activating Antibodies Associated with Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia. J Clin Med. 2020 Apr 24;9(4):1226. doi: 10.3390/jcm9041226. PMID: 32344682; PMCID: PMC7230370.
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  • Vayne C, Rollin J, Gruel Y, Pouplard C, Galinat H, Huet O, Mémier V, Geeraerts T, Marlu R, Pernod G, Mourey G, Fournel A, Cordonnier C, Susen S. PF4 Immunoassays in Vaccine-Induced Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia. N Engl J Med. 2021 Jul 22;385(4):376-378. doi: 10.1056/NEJMc2106383. Epub 2021 May 19. PMID: 34010527; PMCID: PMC8174029.
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  • Kizlik-Masson C, Vayne C, McKenzie SE, Poupon A, Zhou Y, Champier G, Pouplard C, Gruel Y, Rollin J. 5B9, a monoclonal antiplatelet factor 4/heparin IgG with a human Fc fragment that mimics heparin-induced thrombocytopenia antibodies. J Thromb Haemost 2017; 15: 2065–75.

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Content is scientific and technical in nature. It is intended as an educational tool for laboratory professionals and topics discussed are not intended as recommendations or as commentary on appropriate clinical practice.

  • Coagulation
  • heparin
  • HIT
  • heparin induced thrombocytopenia
  • vaccine induced thrombocytopenia
  • diagnosis
  • ask stago
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