Increased recombinant activated factor VII use and need for surgical reexploration following a switch from aprotinin to epsilon-aminocaproic acid in infant cardiac surgery.

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Journal of clinical anesthesia, ISSN: 1873-4529, Vol: 26, Issue: 3, Page: 204-11

Publication Year:
2014
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PMID:
24809789
DOI:
10.1016/j.jclinane.2013.10.015
Author(s):
Scott, John P; Costigan, Daniel J; Hoffman, George M; Simpson, Pippa M; Dasgupta, Mahua; Punzalan, Rowena; Berens, Richard J; Tweddell, James S; Stuth, Eckehard A E
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
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Medicine
article description
To evaluate whether conversion from aprotinin to epsilon-aminocaproic acid (EACA) during infant cardiac surgery was associated with increased perioperative bleeding.