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04 July 2020: Clinical Research

Implementation of Thromboelastometry for Coagulation Management in Isolated Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Undergoing Craniotomy

Marius Rimaitis 1ABCDEFG* , Diana Bilskienė 1ABE , Tomas Tamošuitis 2BE , Rimantas Vilcinis 2BDE , Kęstutis Rimaitis 1DE , Andrius Macas 1ADEG

DOI: 10.12659/MSM.922879

Med Sci Monit 2020; 26:e922879

Figure 1 ROTEM-based algorithm for goal-directed coagulation management in traumatic brain injury [6,9,10,19–21]. CT – clotting time; A10 – clot amplitude 10 min after CT; ML – maximum lysis; MCF – maximum clot firmness; PLT – platelets; TXA – tranaxemic acid; FC – fibrinogen concentrate; Cryo – cryoprecipitate; PCC – prothrombin complex concentrate; FPP – fresh frozen plasma. * Depending on the availability of coagulation factor concentrates.

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Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750
Medical Science Monitor eISSN: 1643-3750