I received this question from my good friend and colleague, Marisa B. Marques, MD, who directs the transfusion service and special coagulation laboratory at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital:
George: Could you find out which medical centers are using anti-Xa instead of PTT to monitor unfractionated heparin? I would like to hear their input and experiences in terms of patient care. Thank you! Marisa.
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