Recombinant factor VIIa in the treatment of postoperative hemorrhage after cardiac surgery.

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BACKGROUND A generalized coagulation disorder after cardiac surgery that is associated with massive postoperative hemorrhage is not completely understood. Recombinant factor VIIa (rFVIIa) has emerged as a possible "salvage" medication. Limited experience reported in the literature and fears of possible thromboembolic complications make the use of rFVIIa in… (More)

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