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Name a procedure where heparin is used:



A. Open heart surgery
B. Carotid endartectomy
C. Fem-pop, femoral-popliteal bypass, (peripheral vascular procedures)
D. Prevent venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, acute coronary occlusions after myocardial infarction (MI)
Asked by Halbert, Last updated: Dec 05, 2017

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered on Sep 08, 2016

Open heart surgery-2. carotid endartectomy-3. fem-pop, femoral-popliteal bypass, (peripheral vascular procedures)-4. prevent venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, acute coronary occlusions after myocardial infarction (mi)-heparin is the primary anticoagulant used intraoperatively. heparin is administered intravenously 3 minutes prior to placement of an arterial occluding clamp. heparin is frequently used from the sterile back table during peripheral vascular procedures and is used as a topical arterial irrigant. carotid endartectomy, peripheral vascular procedures, femerol-popliteal bypass/fem-pop bypass, open heart procedures. anticoagulants are drugs that prevent or interfere with blood coagulation. anticoagulants are administered in the medical setting to prevent venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, acute coronary occlusions after myocardial infarction (mi), and strokes caused by an embolus or cerebral blood clot. anticoagulants do not dissolve existing clots; rather they prevent new clots from forming. anticoagulants are used in surgery to prevent clot formation as a response to trauma or manipulation of blood vessels
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