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Evaluation of the activated clotting time and activated partial thromboplastin time for the monitoring of heparin in adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation patients
Introduction: Historically, the activated clotting time (ACT) has been the preferred monitoring test of the heparin effect in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) patients. However, few adultExpand
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Recombinant factor VIIa treatment of severe bleeding in cardiac surgery patients: a retrospective analysis of dosing, efficacy, and safety outcomes.
OBJECTIVE To describe rFVIIa dosing and clinical outcomes in cardiovascular surgery patients with refractory bleeding. DESIGN Retrospective chart review of patients receiving rFVIIa from January 1,Expand
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Severe pulmonary haemorrhage accompanying hepatorenal failure in fulminant leptospirosis
Leptospirosis is a re‐emerging spirochetal zoonosis with a worldwide distribution affecting both animals and humans. The clinical syndromes may vary from a subclinical infection to a severe illness.Expand
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Methods: A single center, retrospective chart review was conducted from January 2015 to April 2016. The study included adult patients who received a cardiovascular procedure and a non-depolarizingExpand
Recombinant activated factor VII treatment of severe bleeding in cardiac surgery patients: a retrospective analysis of dosing, and efficacy and safety outcomes
This study describes patient characteristics, recombinant activated factor VII (RF7a) dosing and clinical outcomes of cardiovascular surgery patients treated with RF7a for intractable bleeding. UseExpand
Evaluation of Neuromuscular Blockade Reversal on Postoperative Mechanical Ventilation Time in a Cardiovascular Surgery Population.
OBJECTIVE To report on postoperative outcomes related to the administration of neostigmine for reversal of nondepolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents in cardiovascular surgery patients, with aExpand
Utility of gray-scale histogram analysis in the assessment of treatment response in patients with infected cirrhotic ascites.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the utility of B-mode gray-scale histogram analysis in the management of patients with infected cirrhotic ascites. METHODS A total of 97 patients (mean(SD) age : 66.8(14.2)Expand