The following are 10 key points from this review article on heparin induced thrombocytopenia hit hit is a dangerous potentially lethal immunologically mediated adverse drug reaction to unfractionated heparin ufh or less commonly low molecular weight heparin lmwh hit can be associated with thrombosis formation in the more serious forms. Heparin induced thrombocytopenia is a transient development of antibodies to heparin while the condition carries a high risk for morbidity and mortality early detection and prompt treatment can greatly reduce the associated risk to life and limb this is the fourth article in the series heparin induced thrombocytopenia. Heparin induced thrombocytopenia 2nd edition fundamental and clinical cardiology by warkentin theodore andreas greinacher edition second good condition. This ebook is no longer available for sale although first reported in 1973 immune heparin induced thrombocytopenia hit remains one of the most potentially devastating and frequent adverse drug reactions encountered by physicians this fourth edition reinforces its standing as the leading guide . Heparin induced thrombocytopenia hit is a complication of heparin therapy and is characterized by two types 1 hit i is a benign mild thrombocytopenia which usually occurs within 2 days after heparin administration because the platelet count normalizes even with continued heparin therapy it is not associated with increased thrombotic risk
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