heparin


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Synonyms for heparin

a polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood

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The company said the Heparin Sodium Injection USP, 1,000 USP/ml, 5,000 USP/ml, 10,000 USP/ml and 20,000 USP/ml are packaged in multi-dose vials.
A search of PubMed using the terms (anaphyl* OR hypersens* OR allergic OR allergy) AND heparin was conducted, and two cases of anaphylaxis caused by heparin flushes were identified (Garajova, Nepoti, Paragona, Brandi, & Biasco, 2012; Harada et al.
The findings, conducted by Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, US, suggested that heparin can potentially be a target for treating eating disorders, including overeating, a leading cause of obesity in the world.
Under a supply agreement entered into in 2001, Scientific Protein Laboratories LLC ("SPL") supplied heparin products to Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Considering that standard heparin has been available "cheap as chips" for years, if an effective delivery and "live" monitoring system could be created without the need for invasive drug delivery and additional monitoring, this has the potential to not only improve the anticoagulation control but also reduce the cost of medication compared to other newer agents.
Heparin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) that prevents the formation of blood clots.
A quasi-experimental study investigated the effects of low molecular weight heparin (LMWH)-coated circuits for HD.
Heparin is an acidic mucopolysaccharide composed of glucosamine L-iduronic glucoside, N-acetyl glucosamine, and D-glucuronic acid.
January 1 Low molecular weight heparin at preventive use faible18.
An unenhanced head CT obtained on day 10 from initial exposure to heparin for persistent altered mental status demonstrated multifocal, wedge-shaped hypodensities involving both grey and white matter in keeping with ischemic stroke which was later corroborated with MRI (Figure 2).
after insertion of CVC, the patient received either heparin (3 mL, 10 U/mL) or 0.
2 In most circumstances cell salvage is safe for the coagulation function and the effect of residual heparin from the cell saver would be negligible.
This problem can be resolved by adding heparinase, an enzyme that degrades heparin without any influence on normal coagulation, to the sample with potential heparin contamination.
Misreading of the label has led to dangerous and deadly heparin overdoses.
Approximately, 10 to 12 million Americans are treated with heparin each year (3).