Immune thrombocytopenic purpura healing after removing cardiac thrombosis

Omer Topaloglu 1, Ali Akdogan 2 * , Ahmet Coskun Ozdemir 1
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1 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
2 Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Faculty of Medicine, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
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J CLIN MED KAZ, Volume 19, Issue 5, pp. 48-50.
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Because of the rareness of the reports about immune thrombocytopenic purpura patients undergoing cardiac surgery, there is no sufficient knowledge about perioperative strategies. In this article, we report a 42-year-old female patient with severe mitral regurgitation and large right atrial thrombus, in whom thrombocytopenia had disappeared after mitral valve replacement and thrombectomy from the right atrium. Large thrombi should kept in mind as reason of thrombocytopenia.


Topaloglu O, Akdogan A, Ozdemir AC. Immune thrombocytopenic purpura healing after removing cardiac thrombosis. J CLIN MED KAZ. 2022;19(5):48-50.


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