heparinoid


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heparinoid

(hĕp-ah-rin-oyd'),
A general term used for substances with activity similar to heparin; an, anticoagulant.

heparinoid

(hĕp′ă-rĭ-noyd″)
A substance that prevents or treats blood clots. Heparinoids have a lower risk for bleeding and thrombocytopenia than heparin.
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Platelet aggregation in response to four low molecular weight heparins and the heparinoid ORG10172 in patients with heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.
Delayed-type hypersensitivity skin reactions due to heparins and heparinoids. Tolerance of recombinant hirudins and of the new synthetic anticoagulant fondaparinux.
Treatment of superficial thrombophlebitis: a randomized, double-blind trial of heparinoid cream.
The label for Fragmin contains a boxed warning to alert health care professionals and patients that epidural or spinal hematomas (accumulation of blood that can mechanically compress the spinal cord) may occur in patients who are anticoagulated due to taking certain medications called low molecular weight heparins (LMWH) or heparinoids and are receiving neuraxial anesthesia (injection near the spine) or undergoing spinal puncture (removing spinal fluid for testing).
Additional means of thromboprophylaxis in stroke include mechanical methods such as pneumatic compression device to prevent venous stasis and chemoprophylaxis including antiplatelets, heparins, and heparinoids. (2)
Preu et al., "Using affinity capillary electrophoresis and computational models for binding studies of heparinoids with p-selectin and other proteins," Electrophoresis, vol.
Dietrich, "Heparins and heparinoids: Occurrence, structure and mechanism of antithrombotic and hemorrhagic activities," Current Pharmaceutical Design, vol.
(40) Results from randomized controlled trials involving unfractionated heparin, heparinoids, and low-molecular-weight heparin have not reported any benefit to these agents over aspirin at preventing early stroke recurrence.
HIT treatment requires immediate discontinuation of heparin and the beginning of an alternative anticoagulation strategy with direct thrombin inhibitor, heparinoids or pentasaccharides.
Low-molecular-weight heparins and heparinoids in acute ischemic stroke : a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.