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CURRENT ISSUETHE JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

A Journal on Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

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Frequency: Bi-Monthly

ISSN 0021-9509

Online ISSN 1827-191X

 

The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 1999 April;40(2):227-8

CARDIAC PAPERS 

    CASE REPORTS

Per­i­op­er­a­tive man­age­ment of a ­patient ­with ­Werlhof dis­ease under­going myo­car­dial revas­cu­lar­iza­tion

Gaudino M., Luciani N., Piancone F. L., Bruno P., Rossi M. *, Schiavello R. *, Possati G.

From the Depart­ment of Car­diac Sur­gery and * Anaesthe­sio­logy Cath­olic Uni­ver­sity, ­Rome, ­Italy

We ­herein ­report the ­case of a ­patient ­with ­idiopathic throm­bo­cy­to­penic pur­pura (­Werlhof dis­ease) and cor­o­nary ­artery dis­ease under­going myo­car­dial revas­cu­lar­iza­tion. The use of mono­meric immu­no­glob­u­lins, cor­ti­cos­ter­oids, plate­lets trans­fu­sion, use of a ­cell ­saver, nor­mo­thermic car­di­o­pul­mo­nary ­bypass, aprot­i­nine and homol­o­gous ­blood trans­fu­sion ­were com­bined in ­order to min­i­mize the ­risk of ­bleeding com­pli­ca­tions in the post­op­er­a­tive ­period.

language: English


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