Early intravenous unfractionated heparin and outcome in acute lung injury and acute respiratory distress syndrome -- a retrospective propensity matched cohort study Full Text
BMC Pulmonary Medicine, 08/17/2012
Hofstra JJ et al. – Administration of therapeutic doses of intravenous unfractionated heparin was not associated with reduced mortality in critically ill patients diagnosed with Acute lung injury (ALI). Heparin treatment did not increase transfusion requirements. These results may help in the design of prospective trials evaluating the use of heparin as adjunctive treatment for ALI.