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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 586989, 4 pages
Successful Management of Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia Using Argatroban in a Very Old Woman: A Case Report
1Service de Médecine Interne Gériatrie, Hôpital de Jour, Hôpital de Champmaillot CHU BP 87909, 2 rue Jules Violle, 21079 Dijon Cedex, France
2Service d’Hématologie Biologique Hôpital du Bocage CHU, BP 87909, 21079 Dijon Cedex, France
3INSERM/U1093 Motricité-Plasticité: Performance, Dysfonctionnement, Vieillissement et Technologies d'Optimisation, Université de Bourgogne, Faculté des Sciences du Sport, 21078 Dijon, France
Received 6 November 2012; Revised 7 February 2013; Accepted 13 February 2013
Academic Editor: Dierk Thomas
Copyright © 2013 A. Putot et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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