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Study for Patients with HIT in the Buffalo General ICU
Protocol: STUDY00007570
Full Title
Use of Thromboelastography (TEG) as Point of Care (POC) Testing for Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia (HIT)
The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is conducting a study for patients currently admitted to the Buffalo General Intensive Care Unit (ICU). The goal of the study is to see if a new blood test may be able to identify the condition known as “Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia” (or “HIT”) that can be potentially fatal and cause blood clots to form in the legs, lungs, or lead to heart attack or stroke.
Compensation: No
Adults 18 years or older Patients in the Buffalo General Intensive Care Unit who are suspected to have heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT)
Age Group: Adults
Principal Investigator: Maya Holsen
Maya Holsen
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