Protamine-induced thrombocytopenia?

Blood

PubMedID: 23580634

Cuker A, Cines DB. Protamine-induced thrombocytopenia?. Blood. 2013;121(15):2818-9.
In this issue of Blood, Bakchoul et al and Lee et al describe and characterize a common but only recently recognized immune response to protamine after cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) surgery with potential important clinical implications.