Cardiology

Patient Information

Controlling Hypertension

Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of your arteries. Your blood pressure doesn’t stay the same all the time: It lowers...

Clinical Review

Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia is an immune-mediated drug reaction to anticoagulant therapy that requires prompt detection and treatment to...

Clinical Review

Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: Diagnosis

The diagnosis of HIT is determined by combining clinical and serologic assessments. The 4Ts scoring strategy to determine the patient's...

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