CC BY 4.0 · TH Open 2018; 02(03): e334-e337
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1672188
Case Report
Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York

Massive Left Atrial Thrombus in Two Patients with Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Type II after Cardiac Surgery

Yuriy Mandryk
1   Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Passau, Passau, Germany
,
Markus Czesla
1   Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Passau, Passau, Germany
,
Christian Mogilansky
1   Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Passau, Passau, Germany
,
Kristina Stefkova
2   Department for Laboratory Medicine, Klinikum Passau, Passau, Germany
,
Aloys Drees
2   Department for Laboratory Medicine, Klinikum Passau, Passau, Germany
,
Parwis Massoudy
1   Department of Cardiac Surgery, Klinikum Passau, Passau, Germany
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Publication History

11 January 2018

16 August 2018

Publication Date:
26 September 2018 (online)

Abstract

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia type II (HIT type II) can have devastating consequences in cardiac surgical patients. We report two cases of massive left atrial thrombus after mitral valve replacement and endocardial cryoablation in patients with HIT type II.