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

Published: Jan 1970

Hillyer CD, Josephson CD, Blajchman MA, Vostal JG, Epstein JS, Goodman JL

Bacterial contamination of blood components: risks, strategies, and regulation. Joint ASH and AABB Educational Session in Transfusion Medicine.
Hematology (Am Soc Hematol Educ Program) 2003:575-589.

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Very instructive article about reasons and prevention of bacterial contamination. The article is predominatly...
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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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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...
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Aldouri M

Published: Jan 1970

Duhrsen U

The clinical value of erythropoietin in patients with cancer.
Drugs 2002;62(14):2013-2023.

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This is a good review of cancer- and chemotherapy-related anemia and its treatment with epoetin...
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Published: Jan 1970

Lee EH, Chin JH, Choi DK, et al.

Postoperative hypoalbuminemia is associated with outcome in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery.
J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 2010; Nov 17 [Epub ahead of print].

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In a retrospective analysis of medical data using propensity score matching analysis, the authors investigated...
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H. Gombotz

Published: Jan 1970

Sajdak S, Moszynski R, Opala T

Bleeding from endometrial and vaginal malignant tumors treated with activated recombinant factor VII.
Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 2002;23(4):325-326.

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This is a case report of two female patients with severe vaginal bleeding following previous...
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