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Table 3 Treatment of DIC in four types of DIC

From: Diagnosis and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) according to four DIC guidelines

Treatment Non-symptomatic type Organ failure type Bleeding type Massive bleeding type
Underlying conditions R R R  
Blood transfusion    R R
Heparin R   NR NR
Anti-Xa    NR NR
Synthetic protease inhibitor    R R
Natural protease inhibitor   R   NR
Antifibrinolytic treatment NR NR R R
  1. R, recommended; NR, not recommended.