Thrombocytopenia in ParacentesisTeaching pearl - Posted on
Submitted by: Trevor Pour
Subject: Thrombocytopenia in Paracentesis
Tags: bleeding, cirrhosis, coag, coagulation, liver, paracentesis, platlets, procedure, thrombocytopenia
Reference: Crowe B, Tahhan SG, Lacy C, Grzankowski J, Lessing JN. Things We Do for No Reason™: Routine Correction of Elevated INR and Thrombocytopenia Prior to Paracentesis in Patients with Cirrhosis. J Hosp Med. 2021 Feb;16(2):102-104. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3458. PMID: 32966201.