Comparison of cryoprecipitate with fibrinogen concentrate for acquired hypofibrinogenaemia.

  title={Comparison of cryoprecipitate with fibrinogen concentrate for acquired hypofibrinogenaemia.},
  author={A Theodoulou and Jennifer Berryman and Amit Nathwani and Michael F. Scully},
  journal={Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis},
  volume={46 2},
BACKGROUND The benefits of fibrinogen concentrate in hypofibrinogenaemia have been established in congenital and has been used in acquired disorders. Most European countries have already changed their practice, using fibrinogen concentrate. METHODS We compared the use of fibrinogen concentrate in acquired hypofibrinogenaemia to cryoprecipitate, which continues to be the standard of care in the UK. We undertook a retrospective analysis of fibrinogen increment in patients treated for acquired… CONTINUE READING