Improved coagulation and blood conservation in the golden hours after cardiopulmonary bypass.

@article{Beckmann2007ImprovedCA,
  title={Improved coagulation and blood conservation in the golden hours after cardiopulmonary bypass.},
  author={Scott R Beckmann and Dee Carlile and Randall C Bissinger and Maxine Burrell and Thomas Winkler and William W Shely},
  journal={The journal of extra-corporeal technology},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 2},
  pages={103-8}
}
The Hemobag (HB) technique allows the open-heart team to safely concentrate the residual cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) circuit contents and return a high volume of concentrated clotting factors and blood cells back to the patient as autotransfusion. Hematocrit, platelet count, fibrinogen concentration ([Fib]), prothrombin time (PT), partial thromboplastin time (PTT), and international normalized ratio (INR) were compared between two prospective convenience groups of cardiac surgical patients… CONTINUE READING
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