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Management and Optimization of Hemostasis

Tranexamic acid for preventing postpartum blood loss after cesarean delivery: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Simonazzi G, Bisulli M, Saccone G, Moro E, Marshall A, Berghella V

Source‎: Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2016;95(1):28-37.

Indexed‎: PubMed 26698831

DOI‎: 10.1111/aogs.12798

Haemostatic monitoring during postpartum haemorrhage and implications for management.

Solomon C, Collis RE, Collins PW.

Source‎: Br J Anaesth 2012;109(6):851-63.

Indexed‎: PubMed 23075633

DOI‎: 10.1093/bja/aes361

Can intravenous injection of tranexamic acid be used in routine practice with active management of the third stage of labor in vaginal delivery? A randomized controlled study.

Gungorduk K, Asıcıoğlu O, Yıldırım G, Ark C, Tekirdağ Aİ, Besımoglu B.

Source‎: Am J Perinatol 2013;30(5):407-13.

Indexed‎: PubMed 23023559

DOI‎: 10.1055/s-0032-1326986

Obstetric hemorrhage and coagulation: an update. Thromboelastography, thromboelastometry, and conventional coagulation tests in the diagnosis and prediction of postpartum hemorrhage.

de Lange NM, Lancé MD, de Groot R, Beckers EA, Henskens YM, Scheepers HC.

Source‎: Obstet Gynecol Surv 2012;67(7):426-35.

Indexed‎: PubMed 22926249

DOI‎: 10.1097/OGX.0b013e3182605861

Association between fibrinogen level and severity of postpartum haemorrhage: secondary analysis of a prospective trial.

Cortet M, Deneux-Tharaux C, Dupont C, Colin C, Rudigoz RC, Bouvier-Colle MH, Huissoud C.

Source‎: Br J Anaesth 2012;108(6):984-9.

Indexed‎: PubMed 22490316

DOI‎: 10.1093/bja/aes096

Recombinant factor VIIa as last-resort treatment of desperate haemorrhage.

Palmason R, Vidarsson B, Sigvaldason K, Ingimarsson JP, Gudbjartsson T, Sigurdsson GH, Onundarson PT.

Source‎: Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2012;56(5):636-44.

Indexed‎: PubMed 22489992

DOI‎: 10.1111/j.1399-6576.2012.02688.x

Postpartum hemorrhage: when uterotonics and sutures fail.

James AH, McLintock C, Lockhart E.

Source‎: Am J Hematol 2012;87 Suppl 1:S16-22.

Indexed‎: PubMed 22430921

DOI‎: 10.1002/ajh.23156

The use of fibrinogen concentrate to correct hypofibrinogenaemia rapidly during obstetric haemorrhage.

Bell SF, Rayment R, Collins PW, Collis RE.

Source‎: Int J Obstet Anesth 2010;19(2):218-23.

Indexed‎: PubMed 20194010

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.ijoa.2009.08.004

The use of recombinant activated FVII in postpartum hemorrhage.

Franchini M, Franchi M, Bergamini V, Montagnana M, Salvagno GL, Targher G, Lippi G.

Source‎: Clin Obstet Gynecol 2010;53(1):219-27.

Indexed‎: PubMed 20142658

DOI‎: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181cc4378

Fibrin sealant for management of complicated obstetric lacerations.

Whiteside JL, Asif RB, Novello RJ.

Source‎: Obstet Gynecol 2010;115(2 Pt 2):403-4.

Indexed‎: PubMed 20093858

DOI‎: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181bb1e28

Tisseel for management of traumatic postpartum haemorrhage.

Dhulkotia JS, Alazzam M, Galimberti A.

Source‎: Arch Gynecol Obstet 2009;279(3):437-9.

Indexed‎: PubMed 18985368

DOI‎: 10.1007/s00404-008-0824-z

Use of FloSeal haemostatic gel in massive obstetric haemorrhage: a case report.

Moriarty KT, Premila S, Bulmer PJ.

Source‎: BJOG 2008;115(6):793-5.

Indexed‎: PubMed 18355369

DOI‎: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2007.01654.x

Factor VIIa in puerperal hemorrhage with disseminated intravascular coagulation.

Pepas LP, Arif-Adib M, Kadir RA.

Source‎: Obstet Gynecol 2006;108(3 Pt 2):757-61.

Indexed‎: PubMed 17018493

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