From the Literature

Published: Apr 2001

Wilhelmi M, Franke U, Cohnert T, et al.

Coronary artery bypass grafting surgery without the routine application of blood products: is it feasible?
Eur J Cardio Thorac Surg 2001;19(5):657-661.

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NATA REVIEW:
The results of this study are rather surprising. The control group receiving FFP required...
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Published: Mar 2001

Chagnon S, Qanadli S, Lacombe P

Percutaneous radiofrequency (RF) ablation of liver tumors.
Gastroen Clin Biol 2001;25(4):B85-B99.

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Chagnon and colleagues provide with detailed description of treatment approaches to liver...
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R. K. Spence

Published: Mar 2001

Barsoum WK, Klika AK, Murray TG, Higuera C, Lee HH, Krebs VE

Prospective randomized evaluation of the need for blood transfusion during primary total hip arthroplasty with use of a bipolar sealer.
J Bone Joint Surg Am 2011;93(6):513-518.

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NATA REVIEW:
This prospective randomized study tested the hemostatic efficacy of a bipolar sealer used during total hip...
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E. Bisbe

Published: Mar 2001

Silverberg DS, Blum M, Agbaria Z, et al.

The effect of i.v. iron alone or in combination with low- dose erythropoietin in the rapid correction of anemia of chronic renal failure in the predialysis period.
Clin Nephrol 2001;55(3):212-219.

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NATA REVIEW:
This is a most valuable study concerning the use of rHuEPO and iron sucrose in predialysis...
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Published: Mar 2001

Nuzzo G, Giuliante F, Giovannini I, Vellone M, DeCosmo G, Capelli G

Liver resections with or without pedicle clamping.
Am J Surg 2001;181(3):238-246.

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NATA REVIEW:
The authors demonstrate in a well-thought-out study what we have all suspected based on trauma...
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Richard K. Spence

Published: Jan 2001

Cheung ATW, Jahr JS, Driessen B, et al.

The effects of hemoglobin glutamer-200 (Bovine) on the microcirculation in a canine hypovolemia model: A noninvasive computer-assisted intravital microscopy study.
Anesth Analg 2001;93(4):832-838.

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NATA REVIEW:
The authors present a dog model of hemorrhage (similar to 40% blood loss) that will be useful...
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Van der Linden P.

Published: Nov 2000

Kessler CM

New products for managing inhibitors to coagulation factors: a focus on recombinant factor VIIa concentrate.
Curr Opin Hematol 2000;7(6):408-413.

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NATA REVIEW:
A very good review of inhibitors to coagulation factors, in congenital or acquired hemophilia,...
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M. Aldouri

Published: Jan 1970

Feusner J, Hastings C

Recombinant human erythropoietin in pediatric oncology: a review.
Med Pediatr Oncol 2002;39(4):463-468.

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NATA REVIEW:
Important to attempt review, but too much variability in studies to form meaningful conclusion. -...
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Ford PA

Published: Jan 1970

Askari S, Nollet K, Debol SM, Brunstein CG, Eastlund T

Transfusion-related acute lung injury during plasma exchange: Suspecting the unsuspected.
J Clin Apheresis 2002;17(2):93-96.

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This article helps to focus attention on the risk of TRALI although it doesn't really describe...
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Kretschmer V***; Contreras M***

Published: Jan 1970

Salek SZ, Sokolic V, Viskovic T, Sanjug J, Simic M, Kastelan M

Successful use of recombinant factor VIIa for massive bleeding after Caesarean section due to HELLP syndrome.
Acta Haematol 2002;108(3):162-163.

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This is a case report on a 31-yr-old woman who suffered with severe post-partum hemorrhage...
REVIEW by:
Aldouri M

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