Acute Coronary Syndromes in Patients with Hematological Disorders

István Benedek, Erzsébet Lázár, Johanna Sándor-Kéri, Szilárd Bíró, Szende Jakab, István Benedek
2016 Journal of Cardiovascular Emergencies  
Hematological conditions can lead to serious disturbances in blood rheology, being frequently associated with increased systemic inflammation and increased risk of bleeding. The imbalance between coagulation and thrombolytic factors in patients with acute coronary syndromes may lead to undesirable outcomes, and the success of emergency coronary angioplasty or by-pass grafting may be altered by increased bleeding in coagulopathies such as hemophilia. This paper intends to review the present
more » ... ew the present knowledge in the field of acute coronary syndromes in subjects with hematological and onco-hematological disorders such as thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, von Willebrand disease, hemophilia, polycythemia vera, erythrocyte disorders, myelodysplastic syndrome, leukemia, lymphoma or myeloma.
doi:10.1515/jce-2016-0024 fatcat:mlicf63msbbmlgz7blv6r6qemq