Preoperative hemostatic testing and the risk of postoperative bleeding in coronary artery bypass surgery patients.

Abstract

BACKGROUND We sought to assess predictability of excessive bleeding using thrombelastography (TEG), multiplate impedance aggregometry, and conventional coagulation tests including fibrinogen in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. METHODS A total of 170 patients were enrolled in this prospective observational study. TEG… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jocs.12807

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