Surgical field hemostasis

Journal Article

In this article, the authors discuss the action of several drugs in the forefront of hemostasis, starting with desmopressin, which has the longest track record, to the newer agents, aprotinin, tranexamic, acid, and epsilon- aminocaproic acid. They also discuss the use of the technique of deliberate hypotension to decrease blood loss.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Dooley, J; Papadakos, PJ

Published Date

  • 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 17 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 881 - 894

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0889-8537

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/S0889-8537(05)70138-3