Tag: heparin

Systemic heparin during TEVAR deemed safe for selected traumatic brain injury...

The use of systemic heparin during thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair (TEVAR) for blunt thoracic aortic injuries (BTAI) appears to be safe in selected patients...

COVID-related hypercoagulability linked to elevated malfunction rate in temporary hemodialysis catheters

Hypercoagulability in COVID-19 patients leads to an increase in the malfunction rate of temporary hemodialysis catheters—but heparin locking of the catheters is linked to...

Dispatches from the vascular front: COVID-19 strikes New Jersey like ‘tidal...

Operating in the shadow of New York City, Clifford M. Sales, MD, has had his finger on the pulse of North America's two worst-affected...

FDA keeps close watch on heparin dosing reports

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is closely monitoring reports of higher than usual doses of heparin being required to achieve activated clotting times...