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Successful Treatment of Polytraumatic Bleeding with Recombinant factor VII: A Case Report

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Author(s): Pramendra Agrawal | Radha Gupta | Ishwar Singh

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 11;
Issue: 8;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Trauma | Haemorrhage | Haemodynamics | Recombinant factor VII A

ABSTRACT
Recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) enhances haemostasis in individuals, with its predominant action limited to areas of injury, apparently without systemic activation of the coagulation cascade. We report here the successful use of rFVIIa in a patient with a history of polytrauma.
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