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ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.

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Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage: diagnosis and initial management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage in women with complications, such as pain and bleeding, in early pregnancy (that is, up to 13 completed weeks of pregnancy).

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Journal articles

Successful medical treatment of cesarean scar ectopic pregnancies with systemic multidose methotrexate: Single-center experience

Aim:The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacy, and the safety of systemic multidose methotrexate (MTX) for the...

Added 5 years ago

Biomarkers for ectopic pregnancy and pregnancy of unknown location

Early pregnancy failure is the most common complication of pregnancy, and 1% to 2% of all pregnancies will be ectopic....

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Ectopic pregnancy: clinical review

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