[Monitoring blood coagulation in larger liver operations].

@article{Groh1993MonitoringBC,
  title={[Monitoring blood coagulation in larger liver operations].},
  author={J. R. Groh and M. Freund H. Link R. E. Schmidt K. Welte and Shahnaz Christina Azad and Michael A. A. Kratzer},
  journal={Infusionstherapie und Transfusionsmedizin},
  year={1993},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={173-9}
}
Bleeding is causally related to about 50% of postoperative deaths following liver resection. Main factors contributing to increased perioperative bleeding in liver surgery include surgical trauma, reduced activity of clotting factors and inhibitors due to impaired hepatic synthesis, low platelet count and poor platelet function as well as impaired clearance… CONTINUE READING