Utility and quality of autologous fresh frozen plasma and autologous fibrin glue for surgical patients.

@article{Komatsu1999UtilityAQ,
  title={Utility and quality of autologous fresh frozen plasma and autologous fibrin glue for surgical patients.},
  author={F. Komatsu and Saori Yoshida},
  journal={Transfusion science},
  year={1999},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={105-9}
}
The quality of autologous fresh frozen plasma and autologous fibrin glue prepared in our hospital was evaluated. The Auto-FFP was separated from whole blood or collected using a cell separator and the Auto-FG was then prepared from the Auto-FFP. The Auto-FFP showed significantly higher levels of fibrinogen, Factor-V and Factor-VIII than commercially available FFP. The Auto-FG contained approximately 10 times the concentration of fibrinogen, Factor-VIII, Factor-XIII, von Willbrand factor and… CONTINUE READING