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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Guidelines

Caesarean section

This guideline covers when to offer caesarean section, procedural aspects of the operation and care after caesarean section. It aims to improve the consistency and quality of care for women who are considering a caesarean section...

Added 8 years ago

Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies

This guideline covers care during labour and birth for women who need extra support because they have a medical condition or complications in their current or previous pregnancy. The guideline also covers women who have had no...

Added 5 months ago

Management of coagulopathy associated with postpartum hemorrhage: guidance from the SSC of the ISTH

This document aims to provide a practical and pragmatic approach to the management of coagulopathy associated with PPH, although it is recognized that, due to limited evidence, expert opinion will vary.

Added 1 month ago

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Journal articles

How to replace fibrinogen in postpartum haemorrhage situations? (Hint: Don't use FFP!).

Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) remains a leading cause of maternal morbidity and mortality worldwide, causing up to 75% of severe maternal morbidity.

Added 1 month ago

Pre-emptive treatment with fibrinogen concentrate for postpartum haemorrhage: randomized controlled trial.

Background: In early postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), a low concentration of fibrinogen is associated with excessive subsequent bleeding and blood transfusion. We hypothesized that pre-emptive treatment with fibrinogen concentrate...

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An algorithm for the management of coagulopathy from postpartum hemorrhage, using fibrinogen concentrate as first-line therapy.

Background: We constructed an algorithm for the management of coagulopathy from massive postpartum hemorrhage. Fibrinogen concentrate was administered preferentially, and the dose of both fibrinogen concentrate and...

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CME

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