Acute coagulopathy after reperfusion of the liver graft in children correction with recombinant activated factor VII.

This pediatric organ transplant team from Poland reports effective use of rFVIIa in 40 patients immediately before liver transplant surgery, and is reporting efficacy in 7 children presenting with severe coagulopathy and non-surgical bleeding after graft reperfusion. Six patients required one dose and one patient received 2 doses, range 37-148 mcg/kg. Antifibrinolytic medication (aprotinin and […]