Anaphylactic shock and hyperfibrinolysis measured with thromboelastography.

Abstract

This case report presents anaphylactic shock in which hyperfibrinolysis was diagnosed with Thromboelastography (TEG). A 45 year old female patient was scheduled for vacuum-assisted wound closure. At induction, she developed an anaphylactic shock that stabilized after standard treatment. TEG analysis revealed hyperfibrinolysis. Surgery was delayed and there… (More)

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