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ICU Management

Treatment Options for Factor-Xa Inhibitor-Related Bleeding

2019 26 Sep

Specific treatment options for factor Xa inhibitor-related bleeding, focusing on drugs like rivaroxaban, apixaban, and edoxaban.   Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs/DOACs) are direct reversible inhibitors of factor Xa. These drugs are also reversible inhibitors versus warfarin or other vitamin K antagonist that are used in Europe. Anticoagulants... Read more

ICU Management

Management of bleeding in visceral surgery and liver transplantation

2018 01 Jun

The implementation of patient blood management programmes led to reduced blood product usage. However, haemorrhage secondary to major surgery remains a major cause of potentially preventable death. Considering the heterogeneity of procedures and technical approaches, it is not surprising that the bleeding risk stratification for visceral surgery... Read more