Individual strategies of hemostasis for thoracic aortic surgery.

  title={Individual strategies of hemostasis for thoracic aortic surgery.},
  author={Luiz Francisco Poli de Figueiredo and Joseph S. Coselli},
  journal={Journal of cardiac surgery},
  volume={12 2 Suppl},
The problem of altered hemostasis remains a major challenge during thoracic aortic surgery. Bleeding is associated with a marked increase in morbidity and mortality. The hemostatic derangements are caused by multiple interrelated factors including interference with the vascular integrity, extensive surgical dissection, transient need for complete inhibition… CONTINUE READING