Renald C Carrier

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PURPOSE This randomized controlled clinical trial compared three doses of tranexamic acid (TA) in primary cardiac surgery in terms of blood loss and transfusion requirements. METHODS Patients presenting for primary coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and/or valve replacement were randomly assigned to one of three TA regimens: 20 (LD), 50(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine factors relating to outcomes with off-pump coronary artery bypass (OPCAB) and to assess methods to improve the effectiveness of this approach SETTING A small northern Ontario community hospital where surgical assistance, nursing familiarity with OPCAB and even anesthesiologist comfort varied DESIGN Prospective collection of data(More)
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