From the Literature

Published: Aug 2001

Poon MC

Use of recombinant factor VIIa in hereditary bleeding disorders.
Curr Opin Hematol 2001;8(5):312-318.

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NATA REVIEW:
This is another excellent review of the mechanism of action, indications, and various doses...
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M. Aldouri

Published: Aug 2001

Radder CM, Brand A, Kanhai HH

A less invasive treatment strategy to prevent intracranial hemorrhage in fetal and neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia.
Am J Obstet Gynecol 2001;185(3):683-688.

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Immunoglobulin therapy in pregnant women with antibodies against platelet antigens of the...
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Published: Aug 2001

Nevo S, Vogelsang GB

Acute bleeding complications in patients after bone marrow transplantation.
Curr Opin Hematol 2001;8(5):319-325.

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NATA REVIEW:
A very important and hopefully stimulating publication. Obviously, our knowledge of the bleeding...
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V. Kretschmer.

Published: Aug 2001

Toyoda H, Fukuda Y, Nakano I, et al.

TT virus genotype changes frequently in multiply transfused patients with hemophilia but rarely in patients with chronic hepatitis C and in healthy subjects.
Transfusion 2001;41(9):1130-1135.

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NATA REVIEW:
TTV seems not to have clinical relevance. However, the publication is very important since...
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V. Kretschmer.

Published: Aug 2001

Pape A, Kemming G, Meisner F, Kleen M, Habler O

Diaspirin cross-linked hemoglobin fails to improve left ventricular diastolic function after fluid resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock.
Eur Surg Res 2001;33(5-6):318-326.

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In this article, Pape et al. present the effects on left ventricular diastolic function of...
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Published: Aug 2001

Hayashi Y, Kagisaki K, Yamaguchi T, et al.

Clinical application of vacuum-assisted cardiopulmonary bypass with a pressure relief valve.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2001;20(3):621-626.

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NATA REVIEW:
Hayashi and colleagues have studied the value of a vacuum-assisted cardiopulmonary bypass...
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R. K. Spence

Published: Aug 2001

Innerhofer P, Wiedermann FJ, Tiefenthaler W, et al.

Are leukocytes in salvaged washed autologous blood harmful for the recipient? The results of a pilot study.
Anesth Analg 2001;93(3):566-572.

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NATA REVIEW:
A well-conducted study on the quality of salvaged autologous blood. It shows that no leukocyte depletion...
REVIEW by:
E. Hansen

Published: Aug 2001

Holcomb J, Mattox KL, Schreiber MA, Martinowitz U

Recombinant activated factor VII for adjunctive hemorrhage control in trauma - Discussion.
J Trauma 2001;51(3):438-439.

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NATA REVIEW:
Comments were given by the authors on the paper by Martinowitz et al., mentioning that the...
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M. Aldouri

Published: Aug 2001

von Kaisenberg CS, Jonat W

Fetal parvovirus B19 infection.
Ultrasound Obstet Gyn 2001;18(3):280-288.

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NATA REVIEW:
The article gives a good overview about incidence, pathogenesis, clinical symptoms, clinical...
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Kretschmer V.

Published: Aug 2001

Shapira R, Zemel R, Gerecht S, et al.

Transfusion-transmitted virus in liver-transplanted children.
Transplant Proc 2001;33(6):2957-2958.

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NATA REVIEW:
The article is also showing, what is already known, that TTV is transmitted by blood and transplants...
REVIEW by:
V. Kretschmer.

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