Browsing by Author "Karaci, A.R."
Which may be effective to reduce blood loss after cardiac operations in cyanotic children: tranexamic acid aprotinin or a combination? Authors:Bulutcu, Füsun S.; Özbek, Uğur; Polat, Bülent; Yalcçın, Yalim; Karaci, A.R.; Bayındır, Osman
Publisher and Date:(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2005)Background: Children with cyanotic heart disease undergoing cardiac surgery in which cardiopulmonary bypass is used are at increased risk of postoperative bleeding. In this study the authors investigated the possibility of reducing postoperative blood loss by using aprotinin and tranexamic acid alone or a combination of these two agents. Methods: In a prospective randomized blind study 100 children undergoing cardiac surgery were investigated. In group 1 (n = 25) patients acted as the control and ...