What is the role of ECG in the workup of factor IX deficiency (FIX) (hemophilia B)?

Updated: Mar 09, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MD, MS, FACP  more...
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  • An electrocardiogram (ECG), which is a general test for identifying cardiac abnormalities, is performed prior to procedures requiring anesthesia. Patients receiving factor replacement therapy are at risk for thrombotic complications, especially those receiving activated concentrates.


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