ABSTRACT We describe a patient who developed catastrophic consequences of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) post car¬diac surgery, for which she required reoperation using CPB. We also illustrate the impact of intraoperative transe¬sophageal echocardiography (TEE) in the surgical management of this patient.
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