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ICU Management

Coagulopathy During Cardiac Surgery: The Role of Factor Concentrates

2019 26 Sep

The EACTS/EACTA Guidelines on patient blood management for adult cardiac surgery.   The EACTS/EACTA guidelines were published jointly by the Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Cardiac Surgery for patient blood management. In the bleeding patient with a low fibrinogen level (<1.5 g/L), fibrinogen substitution may be considered to reduce... Read more

ICU Management

Fibrinogen concentrate in elective complex cardiac surgery: a monocentric trial

2017 15 Sep

Presents the results from a randomised controlled trial which aimed to determine if fibrinogen concentrate infusion reduces intraoperative blood loss in cardiac surgery patients.   Background   Excessive bleeding is a common complication in cardiac surgery, and may result in the need for red blood cell (RBC) transfusion. Intraoperative... Read more