- Evaluation of the right ventricular ejection fraction during orthotopic liver transplantation under propofol anaesthesiaG Gouvêa
Liver Transplantation Unit, Bonsucesso General Hospital, Londres Av, 616, Bonsucesso, Rio de Janeiro 21041 030, Brazil
Br J Anaesth 101:161-5. 2008..However, the evaluation of the RVEF during this procedure during propofol anaesthesia has not been described...
- Protamine sulphate for treatment of severe post-reperfusion coagulopathy in pediatric liver transplantationGlauber Gouvêa
Liver Transplant Unit, Department of Anesthesiology, Bonsucesso General Hospital HGB, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pediatr Transplant 13:1053-7. 2009..The former diagnosis was supported by a subsequent in-vitro HEPTEM. A small dose of protamine sulphate was then administered, which promptly restored hemostasis. The remainder of the procedure was uneventful...
- Evaluation of the pulse pressure variation index as a predictor of fluid responsiveness during orthotopic liver transplantationG Gouvêa
Liver Transplantation Unit, Bonsucesso General Hospital HGB, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Br J Anaesth 103:238-43. 2009..However, it has not been formally evaluated in the setting of orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT)...
- Perioperative coagulation profile in living liver donors as assessed by rotational thromboelastometryGlauber Gouvêa
Department of Anesthesiology, Bonsucesso General Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Liver Transpl 16:387-92. 2010..Further studies are needed to confirm the role of the ROTEM system as a perioperative coagulation monitor in this setting and ultimately its influence on the outcome of living donors...