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2 approaches to diagnosing heparin-induced thrombocytopenia

Pishko A et al. Biennial summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America (THSNA) 2018, Abstract 103

Key clinical point: The HEP and 4Ts scores had similar operative characteristics for diagnosing heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.

Major finding: The area under the ROC curves for the HEP Score and 4Ts Score were similar (0.81 vs. 0.76; P = .121).

Study details: A prospective study of 292 adults with suspected acute HIT who were hospitalized at the University of Pennsylvania or affiliated community hospitals.

Disclosures: The National Institutes of Health funded the study. Dr. Pishko reported having no financial disclosures.

Source: Pishko A et al. Biennial summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America (THSNA) 2018, Abstract 103.

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Pishko A et al. Biennial summit of the Thrombosis & Hemostasis Societies of North America (THSNA) 2018, Abstract 103

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