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Hemorragia pulmonar por abciximab: Factores de riesgo y papel de la protamina

Revista española de cardiología, ISSN 0300-8932, Vol. 58, Nº. 4, 2005, pags. 453-455 04/2005; DOI: 10.1157/13073902
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ABSTRACT Diversos ensayos clínicos han demostrado la eficacia de los inhibidores de la glucoproteína plaquetaria IIb/IIIa en un amplio espectro de pacientes con cardiopatía isquémica. El abciximab, un bloqueador de este receptor, mejora el pronóstico a largo plazo de los pacientes que requieren angioplastia e implante de stent. Los eventos hemorrágicos graves derivados del uso del abciximab son infrecuentes. Comunicamos el caso de una hemorragia pulmonar severa tras el tratamiento con abciximab. Discutimos los factores predisponentes y la administración de protamina en esta complicación potencialmente mortal

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