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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Breuer, T; Martin, K; Wilhelm, M; Wiesner, G; Schreiber, C; Hess, J; Lange, R; Tassani, P 
Title:
The blood sparing effect and the safety of aprotinin compared to tranexamic acid in paediatric cardiac surgery. 
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: Recently, the safety of aprotinin administration during open-heart surgery has been debated. The aim of the study was to compare the blood sparing effect and the side effects of aprotinin and tranexamic acid in paediatric cardiac surgery patients. METHODS: Perioperative data of 199 consecutive patients weighing less than 20kg undergoing open-heart cardiac surgery were prospectively collected between September 2005 and June 2006. During the first 5 months, 85 patients received aprotini...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
35 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
167-71; author reply 171 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1010-7940 
TUM Institution:
sthesiologie; chirurgie