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ICU Management

Coagulopathy During Cardiac Surgery: The Role of Factor Concentrates

2019 26 Sep

The EACTS/EACTA Guidelines on patient blood management for adult cardiac surgery.   The EACTS/EACTA guidelines were published jointly by the Society of Cardiothoracic Anesthesia and Cardiac Surgery for patient blood management. In the bleeding patient with a low fibrinogen level (<1.5 g/L), fibrinogen substitution may be considered to reduce... Read more

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