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Therapy for Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia with Lepirudin (Refludan) in a Patient with Renal Insufficiency

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
Clinical Pharmacology
Critical Care
Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

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Description:

The dose of lepirudin (Refludan, Berlex) needs to be reduced for a patient with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and renal insufficiency. The adjustment is based on the level of residual renal function.

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