Reduction of acute haemorrhage with aprotinin

S Valentine, P Williamson, D Sutton

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Abstract

We describe the use of aprotinin in two patients to control life threatening haemorrhage due to coagulopathy when other therapeutic measures had failed. We review the use of aprotinin and give a rationale for its use in acute coagulopathy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)405-6
Number of pages2
JournalAnaesthesia
Volume48
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1993

Keywords

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Aprotinin/therapeutic use
  • Blood Coagulation Disorders/complications
  • Blood Loss, Surgical/prevention & control
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage/drug therapy
  • Pregnancy

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