Targeted Bleeding Management Reduces the Requirements for Blood Component Therapy in Lung Transplant Recipients

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(Abstracted from J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 31:426–433, 2017)High rates of bleeding and allogeneic blood transfusions to treat bleeding are associated with adverse outcomes in bilateral sequential lung-transplant patients. The aim of this study was to determine if point-of-care coagulation testing could minimize unnecessary transfusion in lung-transplant patients.

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