The role of immunoglobulins in neonatal rhesus haemolytic disease.
Note: Consensus Conference at RCP Edinburgh on anti-D did NOT state that one dose of 1000 IU between 28 and 30 weeks should be given... Read More
Caring for the critically ill patient. High-dose antithrombin III in severe sepsis: a randomized controlled trial.
An excellent study about the use of AT III in septic patients. Carefully conducted study: the description in the method section is outstanding. It is... Read More
Recombinant activated factor VII (RFVIIa) acutely normalizes prothrombin time in patients with cirrhosis during bleeding from oesophageal varices.
This is a new open-label study, which showed efficacy of rFVIIa in normalising prothrombin time and effective control of bleeding esophageal varices in cirrhotic patients,... Read More
Randomized comparison of ultrasonic vs clamp transection of the liver.
Takayama and his colleagues show us another step forward in the development of optimal techniques for liver resection. Their message emphasizes that the skill of... Read More
High intensity focused ultrasound: A method of hemostasis.
This inovative work bears watching. Potential applications include minimally invasive, i.e., laparoscopic, approaches to control of traumatic liver injury. – R. K. Spence.
Blood loss in elective coronary artery surgery: A comparison of centrifugal versus roller pump heads during cardiopulmonary bypass.
In an age of widespread use of anticogulants and patelet inhibitors for cardiac surgery, it is important to know the impact on bleeding and coagulation... Read More
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