From the Literature

Published: Jan 2015

Müller MC, Arbous MS, Spoelstra-de Man AM, et al.

Transfusion of fresh-frozen plasma in critically ill patients with a coagulopathy before invasive procedures: a randomized clinical trial.
Transfusion 2015;55:26-35.

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This multicentre randomised non-inferiority trial was conducted for assess whether critically ill patients with...
REVIEW by:
S. R. Leal-Noval

Published: Jan 2015

Haase N, Ostrowski SR, Wetterslev J, et al.

Thromboelastography in patients with severe sepsis: a prospective cohort study.
Intensive Care Med 2015;41:77-85.

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Over the last decade, viscoelastic tests have been increasingly used in different clinical conditions associated...
REVIEW by:
D. Faraoni

Published: Jan 2015

Nakayama Y, Nakajima Y, Tanaka KA, et al.

Thromboelastometry-guided intraoperative haemostatic management reduces bleeding and red cell transfusion after paediatric cardiac surgery.
Br J Anaesth 2015;114:91-102.

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NATA REVIEW:
Over the past decade, viscoelastic tests have been increasingly used in different clinical settings. Although...
REVIEW by:
D. Faraoni

Published: Jan 2015

Hernandez I, Baik SH, Piñera A, Zhang Y

Risk of bleeding with dabigatran in atrial fibrillation.
JAMA Intern Med 2015;175:18-24.

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The authors assessed bleeding events in patients with atrial fibrillation and receiving either dabigatran or...
REVIEW by:
S. Kozek-Langenecker

Published: Dec 2014

Ranucci M, Colella D, Baryshnikova E, Di Dedda U

Effect of preoperative P2Y12 and thrombin platelet receptor inhibition on bleeding after cardiac surgery.
Br J Anaesth 2014;113:970-976.

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Platelet P2Y12 receptor inhibitors (thienopyridine derivatives such as clopidogrel, prasugrel and ticagrelor)...
REVIEW by:
M. Levi

Published: Nov 2014

Ansell JE, Bakhru SH, Laulicht BE, et al.

Use of PER977 to reverse the anticoagulant effect of edoxaban.
N Engl J Med 2014;371:2141-2142.

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This letter to the editor published in the New England Journal of Medicine reports a pharmacokinetic...
REVIEW by:
A. Godier

Published: Nov 2014

Leal-Noval SR, Casado M, Arellano-Orden V, et al.

Administration of fibrinogen concentrate for refractory bleeding in massively transfused, non-trauma patients with coagulopathy: a retrospective study with comparator group.
BMC Anesthesiol 2014;14:109.

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Compensation of blood losses with infusion of crystalloidal and/or colloidal infusion solutions results in dilution...
REVIEW by:
O. Habler

Published: Oct 2014

Solbeck S, Meyer MA, Johansson PI, et al.

Monitoring of dabigatran anticoagulation and its reversal in vitro by thrombelastography.
Int J Cardiol 2014;176:794-799.

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The authors investigated the in vitro effect of dabigatran on whole blood thromboelastography (TEG)...
REVIEW by:
B. J. Hunt

Published: Oct 2014

Chai-Adisaksopha C, Crowther M, Isayama T, Lim W

The impact of bleeding complications in patients receiving target-specific oral anticoagulants: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Blood 2014;124:2450-2458.

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Oral anticoagulation is routinely used in different clinical settings with the aim to prevent or treat thromboembolic...
REVIEW by:
D. Faraoni

Published: Oct 2014

Hansson EC, Rexius H, Dellborg M, Albertsson P, Jeppsson A

Coronary artery bypass grafting-related bleeding complications in real-life acute coronary syndrome patients treated with clopidogrel or ticagrelor.
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2014;46:699-705.

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NATA REVIEW:
In patients suffering from acute coronary syndrome (ACS) with or without ST-segment elevation, treatment with...
REVIEW by:
O. Habler

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