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FDA Advisory Committee recommends premarket approval for Incraft AAA Stent Graft System for infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms. - Cordis/Cardinal Health.

Cardinal Health announced that the FDA Circulatory System Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee has provided a favorable...

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FORWARD IDE trial shows benefits of Nellix EVAS System in reduced leakage and mortality in patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms- Endologix

Endologix announced the presentation of two-year clinical data from the Company's Nellix EVAS FORWARD IDE trial that prospectively enrolled patients...

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Endurant II/IIs stent graft system receives CE mark approval for expanded indication in abdominal aortic aneurysm- Medtronic

Medtronic announced that it has received CE Mark for the Endurant II/IIs stent graft system to treat abdominal aortic aneurysm...

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Transplantation

Transplantation

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

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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Guidelines

A practical guideline for the haematological management of major haemorrhage

The aim of these updated guidelines is to provide recommendations for the haematological management of major haemorrhage in any clinical situation...

Added 3 years ago

2014 ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases

Document covering acute and chronic aortic diseases of the thoracic and abdominal aorta of the adult.

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

The relationship between fibrinogen and in-hospital mortality in patients with type A acute aortic dissection.

Background and purpose: Fibrinogen plays an important role in hemostasis and thrombosis and is proven to have prognostic significance in patients with cardiovascular disease. We examined the utility of fibrinogen as a prognostic...

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Low preoperative fibrinogen level is risk factor for neurological complications in acute aortic dissection.

Aortic arch surgery in patients with acute aortic dissection is frequently complicated by neurological complications and coagulopathy. However, the relationship between the coagulation system and neurological complications...

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Popliteal Artery Aneurysm in Women.

Objectives: Ninety-five per cent of those operated on for popliteal artery aneurysm (PA) are men. Thus, PAs in women are difficult to investigate. The aim was to study the disease in women.

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