Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2019

College/Unit

School of Medicine

Abstract

Hemolysis is an unintended sequel of temporary or permanent intracardiac devices. However, limited data exist on the characteristics and treatment of hemolysis in patients with cardiac prostheses. This entity, albeit uncommon, often poses significant diagnostic and management challenges to the clinical cardiologist. In this article, we aim to provide a contemporary overview of the incidence, mechanisms, diagnosis, and management of cardiac prosthesis-related hemolysis.

Source Citation

Alkhouli, M., Farooq, A., Go, R. S., Balla, S., & Berzingi, C. (2019). Cardiac prostheses‐related hemolytic anemia. Clinical Cardiology. https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.23191

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This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. © 2019 The Authors. Clinical Cardiology published by Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

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