[Antifibrinolytics and cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.].

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Cardiac surgery is the surgical subspecialty most often associated with bleeding, bleeding disorders, and the need of blood products. Agents such as aprotinin, episilon-aminocaproic acid, and tranexamic acid are frequently used to aid the hemostasis of patients undergoing cardiopulmonary bypass. The objective of this report is to… CONTINUE READING