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Life as an Operating Room Nurse. Preoperative evaluation by a hematologist did not reveal any hematological disorders. Use of Argatroban for anticoagulation during cardiopulmonary bypass in a patient with heparin allergy Alan I.
There was no neurological injury, and argtaroban was extubated on the operative night. He was admitted for surgery, having stopped coumadin five days prior. Clean Hands Save Lives.
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He required rate control with digoxin and metoprolol for his atrial fibrillation, and was anticoagulated only inforation coumadin starting on postoperative day two.
Inhibition of factor IXa by the pegnivacogin system during cardiopulmonary bypass: Christmas in the NICU. Repeat INR measurement in 4 to 6 hours.
The following pages are intended for viewing by healthcare professionals residing in the UK only. In the future we will consider continuing the Argatroban infusion until all the blood in the reservoir is retransfused, rather than stopping it immediately following removal of the cross-clamp as we did in this case.
The patient also received two units of packed red blood cells post CPB in the operating room. Around Europe You can find specific information on our products in individual countries by choosing the relevant country from the menu below: L8 ; available at: This patient had a documented history of an allergic reaction to heparin, and we chose to use Argatroban for CPB to avoid a potential allergic reaction, although the allergy testing for porcine heparin was negative.
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The following pages are intended for viewing by healthcare professionals residing in Sweden only. Use with caution in patients concomitantly receiving other anticoagulants or antiplatelet agents, or at increased risk of hemorrhage eg. If repeat INR is below the desired therapeutic range, resume argatroban infusion at previous rate and repeat the procedure daily until the desired therapeutic range pgescribing warfarin alone is reached.
Preoperative consultation by the allergologist was obtained and the patient underwent allergy testing for porcine heparin, which was negative. Where can I go for care during the holidays? Argatroban as an alternative anticoagulant for patients with heparin allergy during coronary bypass surgery. Six units of fresh frozen plasma and two pooled donor units of platelets were administered with a cessation of bleeding.