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Heparin Chemistry and Clinical Usage

by V.V. Kakkar

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Published by Academic Press Inc.,U.S. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Heparin,
  • Therapeutic use,
  • Congresses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9282315M
    ISBN 100123947502
    ISBN 109780123947505

    An early documentation of the clinical trials of heparin was published in and the effectiveness of heparin treatment in the prevention of postoperative thrombosis was quickly established. The use of heparin also became essential for cardiovascular surgery to maintain extracorporeal circulation of blood through the heart-lung machine. Clinical chemistry (also known as chemical pathology and clinical biochemistry) is the area of clinical pathology that is generally concerned with analysis of bodily fluids. Blood parameters play a critical role in diagnosis, assessing progression, and in the characterization of disease and phenotypes in clinical and research situations.

    The International Symposium on Heparin, held May , , in St. Louis, Missouri, as a part of the dedication of the Shoenberg Pavilion of the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, was conceived as a forum to bring together physicians and scientists with a basic in­ terest in the structure, function and clinical usefulness of heparin. The book, however, would have benefited by more careful editing of the contents. There are typographical errors, mistakes in grammar, and repetition of references in the same listings. The book is divided into two parts: the chemistry, biochemistry and physiology of heparin and the clinical application of this drug.

    Chemistry Test Submission Guidelines A full clot tube should be submitted whenever possible. Heparin tubes should always be more than half full. Underfilling of heparin will artefactually increase total bilirubin values. By providing us with as much blood as possible, we can perform additional tests as required, e.g. sample dilution etc. 7. Dark Blue: These tubes contain added anticoagulant sodium heparin or EDTA as an additive. These tubes are primarily used for trace metal analysis and toxicology tests. 8. Red tubes (glass): These are additive free vacutainers used for tests for antibodies, chemistry and drugs. 9. Light yellow: These tubes contain sodium polyanethol sulfonate (SPS) and acid-citrate-dextrose (ACD) as an additive.


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Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : A. Bloom. Chemistry and Biology of Heparin and Heparan Sulfate provides readers with an insight into the chemistry, biology and clinical applications of heparin and heparan sulfate and Heparin Chemistry and Clinical Usage book their function in various physiological and pathological conditions.

Providing a wealth of useful information, no other tome covers the diversity of topics in the. Heparin. Chemistry and Clinical Usage.

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Abstract. No abstract provided. Free full text Author: A. Bloom. Heparin, Its Chemistry, Pharmacology and Clinical Use* J. ERIK JORPES, M.D. Stockholm, Sweden FOLLOWING the discovery of heparin in the liver of the dog in Howell's laboratory in Baltimore m [7,21, seventeen years passed before Charles and Scott [,3,4l of Toronto demon- strated its general distribution in the animal body and elaborated a method for its extrac- tion.

Unfractionated heparin is primarily used in 3 clinical settings. 1) Very high intensity but short-lived (hours) of anticoagulation required for situations with an intense stimulus for clotting; principally cardiopulmonary bypass, percutaneous coronary interventions, like angioplasty and stent placement, and hemodialysis.

introduction into clinical practice of the synthetic pentasac-charide factor Xa inhibitor, fondaparinux. This compound may have additional advantages although its role in prophy-laxis and treatment has yet to be fully defined.

The chemistry of heparins Heparin is a naturally occurring glycosaminoglycan produced by the mast cells of most species. Heparin Heparin is a highly sulfated form of HS that is made predominantly by connective tissue mast cells as a large heparin proteoglycan (– kDa) consisting of a small core protein, serglycin, with multiple heparin polysaccharide chains (1,13).

From: Chemistry and Biology of Heparin and Heparan Sulfate. Abstract Heparin is unique as one of the oldest drugs currently still in widespread clinical use as an anticoagulant, a natural product, one of the first biopolymeric drugs, and one of the few carbohydrate drugs.

Recently, certain batches of heparin have been associated with anaphylactoid-type reactions, some leading to hypotension and death. Chemistry and Biology of Heparin and Heparan Sulfateprovides readers with an insight into the chemistry, biology and clinical applications of heparin and heparan sulfate and examines their function in various physiological and pathological s: 1.

Heparin, given by continuous infusion, produced marked inhibition of fibrinogen accretion (to less than 10% of control accretion) at an APTT value of between 75 and 80 sec (control 34 sec) and at. Clinical investigations are sparse, and trials such as the one presented by Dixon and colleagues in a recent issue of Critical Care are welcome as they provide insight into the possible clinical use of nebulised heparin in this situation.

This phase 1 trial involved 16 patients with early ALI, and showed the feasibility of the approach. Heparin, also known as unfractionated heparin (UFH), is a medication and naturally occurring glycosaminoglycan.

As a medication it is used as an anticoagulant (blood thinner). Specifically it is also used in the treatment of heart attacks and unstable angina. It is given by injection into a vein or under the skin. Other uses include inside test tubes and kidney dialysis machines.

Chemistry and Biology of Heparin and Heparan Sulfate - Kindle edition by Garg, Hari G., Linhardt, Robert J., Hales, Charles A. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Chemistry and Biology of Heparin and Heparan s: 1. Heparin is a vital biomolecule in widespread clinical use as an anti-coagulant. Heparin sensors have potential applications in the bedside detection of heparin levels in human blood during surgery, while high-affinity heparin binders may enable the development of effective heparin reversal agents for use in patients once surgery is complete.

Heparin is commonly used in the management of coronary artery disease, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation, and in the prevention of thrombosis during cardiopulmonary bypass and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.

Heparin treatment is a key component in elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). Heparin is a sulfur-rich glycosaminoglycan with anticoagulant n binds to antithrombin III to form a heparin-antithrombin III complex.

The complex binds to and irreversibly inactivates thrombin and other activated clotting factors, such as factors IX, X, XI, and XII, thereby preventing the polymerization of fibrinogen to fibrin and the subsequent formation of clots.

Heparin is an anticoagulant medication that was discovered in and used in clinic since Low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs) represent a refined use of heparin as anticoagulant medications that were developed in s.

LMWHs are obtained by cleaving heparin with different chemical or enzymatic methods. Heparin injectable solution only comes as a generic drug. It doesn’t have a brand-name version. Heparin comes in two forms. One is an injectable solution, which you inject under your skin.

This volume is a record of a meeting entitled "Heparin and Related Polysaccharides" that was held at the Biomedical Center, Uppsala, Sweden between September The meeting was hosted by U. Lin. Heparin is an anticoagulant (blood thinner) that prevents the formation of blood clots. Heparin is used to treat and prevent blood clots caused by certain medical conditions or medical procedures.

It is also used before surgery to reduce the risk of blood clots. Do not use heparin injection to flush (clean out) an intravenous (IV) catheter. The coming years will provide useful clinical and applied data on improved usage of unfractionated heparin, LMWHs, and pentasaccharide in the management of thrombotic and cardiovascular disorders.

In addition, these drugs will also be used in many expanded indications, such as cancer, inflammation, sepsis, and autoimmune diseases.