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Gastrointestinal Surgery

Management and Optimization of Hemostasis

Pharmacological interventions to decrease blood loss and blood transfusion requirements for liver resection.

Gurusamy KS, Li J, Sharma D, Davidson BR.

Source‎: Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2009;(4):CD008085.

Indexed‎: PubMed 19821442

DOI‎: 10.1002/14651858.CD008085

Use of topical hemostatic agents during liver resection.

Berrevoet F, de Hemptinne B.

Source‎: Dig Surg 2007;24(4):288-93.

Indexed‎: PubMed 17657154

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