Albrice Levrat

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BACKGROUND Blood loss and uncontrollable bleeding are major factors affecting survival in trauma patients. Because treatment with antifibrinolytic drugs may be effective, early detection of hyperfibrinolysis with rotation thrombelastography (ROTEM may be beneficial. METHODS Eighty-seven trauma patients were included in this prospective observational(More)
INTRODUCTION Pre-hospital triage is a key element in a trauma system that aims to admit patients to the most suitable trauma center, and may decrease intra-hospital mortality. We evaluated the performance of a pre-hospital procedure in a regional trauma system through measurements of the quality of pre-hospital medical assessment and the efficacy of a(More)
Schöchl and colleagues suggested that, in trauma patients, a hemostatic strategy combining the use of fi brino gen concentrates or prothrombin complex con-cen trates (PCCs) (or both) guided by thromboelastometry resulted in a reduction of exposure to allogeneic blood products when compared with a strategy using fresh frozen plasma (FFP) guided by standard(More)
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