What is the role of protamine in the treatment of hereditary and acquired hypercoagulability?

Updated: Jan 05, 2018
  • Author: Paul Schick, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Protamine has limited ability to reverse bleeding due to LMWH. Reversal agents such as low molecular weight protamines [51] and cationic concatemeric peptides [52] are under investigation but have not yet entered clinical use.


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