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Blood conservation techniques for cardiac surgery: a survey of French centres.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10146365     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A survey resulting from a partnership between CECEC (Centre d'Etudes en Circulation Extra-Corporelle) and Laboratoires Hoechst, France was carried out amongst all French adult cardiac surgery centres. The aim of this study was to investigate the various strategies used to decrease blood loss during open-heart surgery. Due to an exceptionally high response rate, we are able to report the current practice of French cardiac centres which account for 75% of open-heart adult surgery. The three most interesting strategies for blood conservation appear to be haemodilution, blood salvage from the extracorporeal circuit and previously deposited autologous blood transfusion, yet the three methods which are predominantly used are haemodilution (92.7%), aprotinin therapy (87.8%) and blood salvage from the extracorporeal circuit (82.9%).
Authors:
J Delonca; D Vasmant; B Touchot; G Perez; I Butoï
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Perfusion     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0267-6591     ISO Abbreviation:  Perfusion     Publication Date:  1993  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-12-29     Completed Date:  1993-12-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700166     Medline TA:  Perfusion     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  293-8     Citation Subset:  T    
Affiliation:
Département Développement, Laboratoires Hoechst, Paris.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aprotinin / therapeutic use
Blood Loss, Surgical / prevention & control*
Blood Transfusion / methods*,  utilization
Extracorporeal Circulation / adverse effects,  methods*,  utilization
France
Hemodilution / utilization
Humans
Questionnaires
Retrospective Studies
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
9087-70-1/Aprotinin

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