Robert Wessel

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Tranexamic acid (TXA) has been used successfully in primary total knee arthroplasty (TKA) to minimize blood loss and transfusions. The purpose of this study is to determine its efficacy in patients undergoing revision TKA. In a retrospective review of 111 patients (68 control and 43 TXA), treatment patients receiving a single intravenous TXA dose of 10mg/kg(More)
In October 1987 the legislation on driving under the influence of alcohol has been changed thoroughly in The Netherlands. From that date breath analysis was introduced to obtain legal evidence for prosecuting drunken drivers. For financial and logistic reasons a transitional period of two years was allowed which means that from October 1989 breath analysis(More)
During the last ten years we have made substantial progress in our understanding of the underlying mechanisms of atrial fibrillation. The high rate associated alterations in electrical and structural properties of the atria, referred to as atrial remodeling, promote the progression of atrial fibrillation. The development of new therapeutic approaches(More)
During the last ten years we have made substantial progress in our understanding of the underlying mechanisms of atrial fibrillation. The high rate associated alterations in electrical and structural properties of the atria, referred to as atrial remodeling, promote the progression of atrial fibrillation. The development of new therapeutic approaches(More)
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