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Treatment of haemoptysis in pulmonary atresia with tranexamic acid.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22814177     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a young woman with continuing haemoptysis, pulmonary atresia, previous shunt surgery, and pulmonary hypertension. She was not suitable for further surgery or for therapeutic embolisation of bronchial vessels. Treatment with tranexamic acid resolved the haemoptysis.
Authors:
Matthew J Devine; Dorothy J Radford
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-07-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1467-1107     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Young     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-06-11     Completed Date:  2014-02-10     Revised Date:  2014-02-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  304-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Antifibrinolytic Agents / therapeutic use*
Blalock-Taussig Procedure
Female
Heart Septal Defects / complications*,  surgery
Hemoptysis / complications,  drug therapy*
Humans
Hypertension, Pulmonary / complications*
Pulmonary Atresia / complications*,  surgery
Tranexamic Acid / therapeutic use*
Treatment Outcome
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antifibrinolytic Agents; 6T84R30KC1/Tranexamic Acid

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