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BACKGROUND The off-label use of recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) for intractable bleeding is associated with a risk of thrombotic events. The objective of this study was to evaluate the incidence and predictors of rFVIIa-related thrombotic events and its efficacy in the reduction of transfusion requirements during various surgeries. METHODS(More)
INTRODUCTION There are scant data on the predictors of ischemic cerebrovascular stroke occurring during extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). We investigated the incidence and predictors of ischemic stroke in subjects receiving ECMO support. METHODS A retrospective chart review was conducted on consecutive adult subjects (>18 years of age) who(More)
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