A Case with Thrombocytopenia Developing after Tirofiban Treatment
Nusret Açıkgöz*, Necip Ermiş*, Mehmet Cansel*, Jülide Yağmur*, Hasan Pekdemir*, Ramazan Özdemir*.
Platelets have a central role in many cardiovascular events. Tirofiban is a glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa receptor inhibitor that prevents platelet aggregation. In this report, it was aimed to review the thrombocytopenia induced by tirofiban treatment and other causes of thrombocytopenia.
Key Words: Tirofiban, Thrombocytopenia, GP IIb/IIIa İnhibitors