Feb
2013

TEG-guided resuscitation is superior to standardized MTP resuscitation in massively transfused penetrating trauma patients.

Tapia NM, Chang A, Norman M, et al.
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2013;74:378-386.
NATA Rating :
Review by : P. Johansson
NATA Review

The study by Tapia and colleagues reports that a TEG-guided resuscitation strategy with blood products is associated with improved outcomes as compared to blind administration of transfusions. These results needs to be confirmed in a randomized clinical trial.

– Pär Johansson