surgical hemostasis

Summary

Summary: Control of bleeding during or after surgery.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Use of topical hemostatic agents during liver resection
    Frederik Berrevoet
    Department of General Surgery, Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation Service, Ghent University Hospital Medical School, Ghent, Belgium
    Dig Surg 24:288-93. 2007
  2. ncbi Comparison of a new fibrin sealant with standard topical hemostatic agents
    Myron Schwartz
    Department of Surgery, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Surg 139:1148-54. 2004
  3. ncbi Evaluation of the topical hemostatic efficacy and safety of TISSEEL VH S/D fibrin sealant compared with currently licensed TISSEEL VH in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a phase 3, randomized, double-blind clinical study
    J Lowe
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:323-31. 2007
  4. ncbi Pharmacological strategies to decrease transfusion requirements in patients undergoing surgery
    Robert J Porte
    Department of Surgery, Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Drugs 62:2193-211. 2002
  5. ncbi Reductions in blood loss with a bipolar sealer in total hip arthroplasty
    German A Marulanda
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:125-31. 2008
  6. ncbi Feasibility study for robotic radical prostatectomy cautery-free neurovascular bundle preservation
    Thomas E Ahlering
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Urology 65:994-7. 2005
  7. ncbi Reducing blood loss at myomectomy with use of a gelatin-thrombin matrix hemostatic sealant
    Francisco Raga
    Departamento de Obstetricia y Ginecologia, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Fertil Steril 92:356-60. 2009
  8. ncbi The use of a fibrin tissue sealant during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    R S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 427 Burnett Womack, CB 7235, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BJU Int 93:813-7. 2004
  9. ncbi Treatment of suture line bleeding with a novel synthetic surgical sealant in a canine iliac PTFE graft model
    A Hill
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res 58:308-12. 2001
  10. ncbi Hemodilution and surgical hemostasis contribute significantly to transfusion requirements in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass
    Sandra Dial
    Department of Critical Care, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:654-61. 2005

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  1. ncbi Use of topical hemostatic agents during liver resection
    Frederik Berrevoet
    Department of General Surgery, Division of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation Service, Ghent University Hospital Medical School, Ghent, Belgium
    Dig Surg 24:288-93. 2007
    ..In this overview the underlying mechanisms for these agents are discussed and several clinical data concerning liver surgery will be reported...
  2. ncbi Comparison of a new fibrin sealant with standard topical hemostatic agents
    Myron Schwartz
    Department of Surgery, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Surg 139:1148-54. 2004
    ..Fibrin sealants represent an improvement over conventional topical hemostatic agents, because they contain components that actively form clot. However, most available agents contain nonhuman protein, which represents an immunologic risk...
  3. ncbi Evaluation of the topical hemostatic efficacy and safety of TISSEEL VH S/D fibrin sealant compared with currently licensed TISSEEL VH in patients undergoing cardiac surgery: a phase 3, randomized, double-blind clinical study
    J Lowe
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 48:323-31. 2007
    ..This study was performed to compare efficacy and safety of the two products...
  4. ncbi Pharmacological strategies to decrease transfusion requirements in patients undergoing surgery
    Robert J Porte
    Department of Surgery, Section of Hepatobiliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Drugs 62:2193-211. 2002
    ..Future trials should also consider cost-effectiveness because of considerable differences in the costs of the available pro-haemostatic pharmacological agents...
  5. ncbi Reductions in blood loss with a bipolar sealer in total hip arthroplasty
    German A Marulanda
    Department of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Expert Rev Med Devices 5:125-31. 2008
    ..It appears to reduce tissue damage and smoke production in comparison with standard electrocautery. These results were found even in patients with demographic characteristics associated with a higher risk of blood-related complications...
  6. ncbi Feasibility study for robotic radical prostatectomy cautery-free neurovascular bundle preservation
    Thomas E Ahlering
    Department of Urology, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Urology 65:994-7. 2005
    ..We evaluated the feasibility of preserving the nerve bundles without cautery or surgical clips...
  7. ncbi Reducing blood loss at myomectomy with use of a gelatin-thrombin matrix hemostatic sealant
    Francisco Raga
    Departamento de Obstetricia y Ginecologia, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Fertil Steril 92:356-60. 2009
    ..To evaluate the hemostatic efficacy and handling of gelatin-thrombin matrix in abdominal myomectomy...
  8. ncbi The use of a fibrin tissue sealant during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
    R S Pruthi
    Division of Urologic Surgery, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 427 Burnett Womack, CB 7235, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    BJU Int 93:813-7. 2004
    ..To assess the feasibility and efficacy of commercially available fibrin tissue sealant as a haemostatic agent and collecting-system sealant during hand-assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN)...
  9. ncbi Treatment of suture line bleeding with a novel synthetic surgical sealant in a canine iliac PTFE graft model
    A Hill
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res 58:308-12. 2001
    ..CoSeal significantly reduced the time to hemostasis and blood loss in comparison to tamponade...
  10. ncbi Hemodilution and surgical hemostasis contribute significantly to transfusion requirements in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass
    Sandra Dial
    Department of Critical Care, SMBD Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 130:654-61. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi Improved intraoperative management of anastomotic bleeding during aortic reconstruction: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Robert C Hagberg
    Seltara Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Am Surg 70:307-11. 2004
    ..These results support the use of this novel sealant for the intraoperative management of anastomotic bleeding during aortic reconstruction procedures...
  12. ncbi Laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy without bipolar coagulation or sutures using a gelantine-thrombin matrix sealant (FloSeal): first support of a promising technique
    Andreas D Ebert
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, German Endometriosis Research Center Berlin Level III, Vivantes, Network for Health, Campus Humboldt, Am Nordgraben 2, Berlin 13509, Germany
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 280:161-5. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi Complications of laparoscopic partial nephrectomy in 200 cases
    Anup P Ramani
    Section of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Glickman Urological Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Urol 173:42-7. 2005
    ..We analyzed complications of the initial 200 cases treated with laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for a suspected renal tumor...
  14. ncbi Haemorrhoidectomy: randomised controlled clinical trial of Ligasure compared with Milligan-Morgan operation
    Carlos Vara Thorbeck
    Surgery Department, Hospital Clinico Universitario Virgen de la Victoria, Malaga, Spain
    Eur J Surg 168:482-4. 2002
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of the Ligasure system in the management of haemorrhoids...
  15. ncbi Surgical hemostasis after tourniquet release does not reduce blood loss in knee replacement. A prospective randomized study of 81 patients
    J Widman
    Department of Orthopedics, St Goran s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Orthop Scand 70:268-70. 1999
    ..We found no difference in total blood loss between the two groups and conclude that intraoperative release of the tourniquet for hemostasis is not effective for reducing blood loss in total knee replacement...
  16. ncbi Sutureless laparoscopic heminephrectomy: safety and efficacy in physiologic and chronically obstructed porcine kidney
    Ithaar H Derweesh
    Department of Urology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Surg Innov 15:194-202. 2008
    ..The procedure is reproducible, and resection/renorrhaphy was completed on average with approximately 12 minutes warm ischemia time...
  17. ncbi The role of prophylactic fresh frozen plasma in decreasing blood loss and correcting coagulopathy in cardiac surgery. A systematic review
    A C Casbard
    Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit, 222 Euston Road, London, UK
    Anaesthesia 59:550-8. 2004
    ..There was no evidence that the prophylactic use of fresh frozen plasma affected peri-operative blood loss in cardiac surgery. There was some evidence that it may improve platelet count and fibrinogen concentration...
  18. ncbi Technical considerations using a composite graft for aortic root replacement
    Hiroyuki Tanaka
    Departments of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Showa University Fujigaoka Hospital, 1 30 Fujigaoka, Aoba ku, Yokohama 227 8501, Japan
    Surg Today 34:289-92. 2004
    ..Our technique of aortic root replacement based on a composite graft with some operative modifications seems to be safe and reliable, resulting in a satisfactory outcome...
  19. ncbi Suture line reinforcement using suction-assisted bioglue application during surgery for acute aortic dissection
    Zan Mitrev
    Special Hospital for Cardiac Surgery Filip II, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 6:147-9. 2007
    ..Average daily chest tube drainage was 582+/-150 ml/day, with the duration of drainage of 2+/-0.9 days. In conclusion, this new hemostatic technique is simple to use and demonstrates excellent, immediate and early postoperative results...
  20. ncbi A phase 3, randomized, double-blind comparative study of the efficacy and safety of topical recombinant human thrombin and bovine thrombin in surgical hemostasis
    William C Chapman
    Department of Surgery, Section of Transplantation, Washington University, St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:256-65. 2007
    Plasma-derived bovine thrombin is used as a topical agent to improve surgical hemostasis, but development of antibodies to bovine hemostatic proteins has been associated with increased bleeding and thrombotic complications...
  21. ncbi Fibrinogen concentrate substitution therapy in patients with massive haemorrhage and low plasma fibrinogen concentrations
    C Fenger-Eriksen
    Centre for Haemophilia and Thrombosis, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Aarhus University Hospital, Brendstrupgaardsvej, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Br J Anaesth 101:769-73. 2008
    ..We audited the effects of fibrinogen concentrate therapy on laboratory and clinical outcome in patients with massive haemorrhage...
  22. pmc Bleeding management with fibrinogen concentrate targeting a high-normal plasma fibrinogen level: a pilot study
    N Rahe-Meyer
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Hannover Medical School, Carl Neuberg Str 1, Hannover D 30625, Germany
    Br J Anaesth 102:785-92. 2009
    ..The aim was to compare haemostatic effects of conventional transfusion management and FIBTEM (thromboelastometry test)-guided fibrinogen concentrate administration...
  23. ncbi A polymeric sealant inhibits anastomotic suture hole bleeding more rapidly than gelfoam/thrombin: results of a randomized controlled trial
    Marc Glickman
    Virginia Vascular Associates, 880 Kempsville Rd, Suite 1000, Norfolk, VA 23502, USA
    Arch Surg 137:326-31; discussion 332. 2002
    ..An experimental polymeric sealant (CoSeal [Cohesion Technologies, Palo Alto, Calif]) provides equivalent anastomotic sealing to Gelfoam (Upjohn, Kalamazoo, Mich)/thrombin during surgical placement of prosthetic vascular grafts...
  24. ncbi Thromboelastometry-guided administration of fibrinogen concentrate for the treatment of excessive intraoperative bleeding in thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm surgery
    Niels Rahe-Meyer
    Department of Anesthesiology, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, Germany
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:694-702. 2009
    ..We assessed the efficacy of intraoperative post-cardiopulmonary bypass administration of fibrinogen concentrate in elective thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm surgery...
  25. ncbi A phase 3b, open-label, single-group immunogenicity and safety study of topical recombinant thrombin in surgical hemostasis
    Neil K Singla
    Lotus Clinical Research, Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:68-74. 2009
    ....
  26. ncbi Effective bone hemostasis and healing using radiofrequency and conductive fluid
    Alicia Bertone
    Comparative Orthopedic Research Laboratories, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 446:278-85. 2006
    ..At 12 weeks, all healing tibiae defects were as strong as undrilled tibiae. This may be an effective method to produce rapid hemostasis in bone without char or healing complications...
  27. ncbi Novel approach to bleeding in patients undergoing cardiac surgery with liver dysfunction
    R G Stuklis
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Haematology, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 19:219-20. 2001
    ..We describe two patients with significant liver dysfunction (Child--Pugh class B) who underwent cardiac surgery at our institution facilitated by the use of a prothrombin complex concentrate for the management of postoperative bleeding...
  28. ncbi Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy: technique, oncologic efficacy, and safety
    William K Johnston
    Michigan Center for Minimally Invasive Urology, University of Michigan, Department of Urology, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0330, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 6:19-28. 2005
    ..This review aims to assist the urologic surgeon in determining which renal tumors to approach laparoscopically and which surgical approach best fits their laparoscopic expertise...
  29. ncbi The effectiveness of FloSeal matrix hemostatic agent in thyroid surgery: a prospective, randomized, control study
    Mario Testini
    Section of General and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Applications in Surgery of Innovative Technologies, University Medical School of Bari, Policlinico, Piazza G Cesare 11, 70124, Bari, Italy
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 394:837-42. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of FloSeal matrix hemostatic agent with hemostatic surgical procedures and Tabotamp in thyroid surgery...
  30. ncbi Operative time and other outcomes of the electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing system (LigaSure) versus other methods for surgical hemostasis: a meta-analysis
    Alex Macario
    Department of Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine, California 94305 5640, USA
    Surg Innov 15:284-91. 2008
    ..0001) compared with conventional surgical hemostasis. Operative time was reduced with EBVS in 24 of 26 studies (P < .0001)...
  31. ncbi The effect of radiofrequency energy on nonweight-bearing areas of bone following shoulder and knee arthroscopy
    Shane J Nho
    Section of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Medical College of Rush University, Rush Presbyterian St Luke s Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    Orthopedics 28:392-9. 2005
    ..Postoperative MRI of all patients did not reveal any osteonecrosis or subchondral edema. These findings indicate electrocautery, monopolar RFE, and bipolar RFE devices can be used safely for soft-tissue blation and hemostasis...
  32. ncbi Renal parenchymal hemostatic aids: glues and things
    Trevor Thompson
    Scottish Lithotriptor Center, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK
    Curr Opin Urol 13:209-14. 2003
    ..This article reviews the recent literature in the field of renal parenchymal hemostasis and its role in improving outcomes and increasing applicability for laparoscopic nephron-sparing surgery...
  33. ncbi Comparison of monopolar electrocoagulation, bipolar electrocoagulation, Ultracision, and Ligasure
    Theodore Diamantis
    First Department of Surgery, Laiko General Hospital, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Surg Today 36:908-13. 2006
    ..We also studied the healing process after their use...
  34. ncbi The laparoscopic cigarette sponge
    S S Gholami
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Urol 166:194. 2001
    ..It may decrease operative time and facilitate difficult laparoscopic procedures...
  35. ncbi The use of LigaSure in patients with hyperthyroidism
    Umut Barbaros
    Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Medical School, University of Istanbul, 34390 Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 391:575-9. 2006
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the efficacy of the use of LigaSure in patients with hyperthyroidism...
  36. ncbi Prospective randomized study evaluating an absorbable cyanoacrylate for use in vascular reconstructions
    Alan B Lumsden
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Vasc Surg 44:1002-1009; discussion 1009. 2006
    ..This study evaluated the safety and efficacy of cyanoacrylate surgical sealant in establishing hemostasis of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene to arterial vascular anastomoses in arteriovenous (AV) grafts and femoral bypass grafts...
  37. ncbi Hepatic resections by means of electrothermal bipolar vessel device (EBVS) LigaSure V: early experience
    R Campagnacci
    Clinica di Chirurgia Generale e Metodologia Chirurgica, Ospedali Riuniti, University of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Surg Endosc 21:2280-4. 2007
    ..In this prospective trial we sought to evaluate the impact of EBVS on hepatic resections...
  38. ncbi The role of biological adhesive and suture material on rabbit hepatic injury
    Murched Omar Taha
    Project Institutional Program of Grants for Scientific Initiation, Federal University of Sao Paulo UNIFESP, Rua Botucatu 740, 04023 900 São Paulo SP, Brazil
    Acta Cir Bras 21:310-4. 2006
    ..To evaluate the performance of fibrin adhesive and absorbable suture thread in the repairing of hepatic injures in rabbits...
  39. ncbi 'Use of electrothermal vessel sealing with LigaSure device during laparoscopic splenectomy'
    U Barbaros
    Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Department of General Surgery, Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Acta Chir Belg 107:162-5. 2007
    ..Main causes of conversion to open surgery are uncontrolled bleeding from splenic hilum and capsular injury of spleen during laparoscopic splenectomy (LS). We present the use of LigaSure in laparoscopic splenectomy for hemostasis...
  40. ncbi Modified sandwich technique for acute aortic dissection
    Toshihiro Ohata
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Hyogo College of Medicine, 1 1 Mukogawa, Nishinomiya, Hyogo 663 8501, Japan
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:261-3. 2007
    ..This modified sandwich technique will likely be useful for the surgical treatment of acute aortic dissection...
  41. ncbi Prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial of a novel matrix hemostatic sealant in children undergoing adenoidectomy
    Ronald A Mathiasen
    Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 131:601-5. 2004
    ..This study is a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial of Floseal sealant compared to traditional suction cautery hemostasis in children undergoing adenoidectomy...
  42. ncbi Is nasal packing necessary following endoscopic sinus surgery?
    Richard R Orlandi
    Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:1541-4. 2004
    ..To determine the necessity of nasal packing or hemostatic agents or both following endoscopic sinus surgery...
  43. ncbi Use of fibrin glue (Tissucol) as a hemostatic in laparoscopic conservative treatment of spleen trauma
    S Olmi
    Department of General Surgery, Center of Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza, Italy
    Surg Endosc 21:2051-4. 2007
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effect of fibrin glue in laparoscopic spleen-preserving procedures for traumatic rupture...
  44. ncbi A simple technique to control iatrogenic solid organ injury haemorrhage
    H i A Hadi
    Department of General Surgery, Glan Clwyd Hospital, Denbighshire, Rhyl LL18 5UJ, UK
    Surgeon 2:339-40, 361. 2004
    ..Haemostasis from iatrogenic solid organ injury can be difficult to achieve. We describe the use of oxidized regenerated cellulose (Surgicel) and a Hanna-Belfast suction diathermy device to control minor solid organ haemorrhage..
  45. ncbi Safety and efficacy of using the LigaSure vessel sealing system for securing the pedicles in vaginal hysterectomy: randomised controlled trial
    M A Hefni
    Department of Gynaecology, Benenden Hospital, Kent TN17 7AX, UK
    BJOG 112:329-33. 2005
    ..To assess the safety and efficacy of using the LigaSure vessel sealing system for securing the pedicles during vaginal hysterectomy in comparison with the conventional method of securing the pedicles by suture ligation...
  46. ncbi Blood loss minimization and blood salvage techniques for complex spinal surgery
    R Shay Bess
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, University Orthopaedic Center, 590 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, USA
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 17:227-34, v. 2006
    ..A substantial amount of research has been directed toward reducing perioperative blood loss in spinal surgery. More efforts need to be directed toward effective perioperative blood management in complex spinal surgery...
  47. ncbi Critical bleeding in vascular surgery: expanding the indication of recombinant activated factor VII
    Wael A Tawfick
    Department of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Western Vascular Institute, University College Hospital, Galway, Ireland
    Vascular 14:32-7. 2006
    ..We found it effective if administered early with measures to achieve hemodynamic stability and correction of acidosis...
  48. ncbi Commercial fibrin sealants are not equivalent in a rabbit liver-resection model which quantitatively evaluates hemostasis and formation of adhesions
    I Nur
    Omrix Biopharmaceuticals SA, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Surg Res 37:159-65. 2005
    ..In direct comparisons with Tissucol and Beriplast, Quixil was associated with the shortest bleeding times, the lowest volume of sealant used and the lowest score of abdominal adhesions...
  49. ncbi [Our experiences with nephrectomy with special emphasis on using biocompatible materials]
    Zoltan Szabo
    Bács Kiskun Megyei Onkormányzat Kórháza, Urológiai Osztály, Kecskemet
    Magy Seb 58:125-8. 2005
    ..We used different types of biocompatible materials for haemostasis. We describe our own recommendations and what is described in literature...
  50. ncbi Electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealing during vaginal hysterectomy
    H S Cronje
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 91:243-5. 2005
    ..To compare electrosurgical bipolar vessel sealing (EBVS) with traditional suturing during vaginal hysterectomy...
  51. ncbi Safer endoscopic gastric mucosal resection: preoperative proton pump inhibitor administration
    Yoshiyuki Watanabe
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Internal Medicine, St Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1675-80. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi Vascular occlusion to decrease blood loss during hepatic resection
    Elijah Dixon
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Surg 190:75-86. 2005
    ..This led to the refinement of inflow and outflow occlusive techniques. The utility of the different methods of inflow and outflow techniques for hepatic surgery were reviewed...
  53. ncbi Laparoscopic liver resection using radiofrequency coagulation
    D Hompes
    Abdominal Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven, 3000, Belgium
    Surg Endosc 21:175-80. 2007
    ..The aim of this prospective, nonrandomized study was to investigate the potential contribution of RF energy to the limitation of intraoperative blood loss in patients undergoing LLR...
  54. ncbi A prospective randomized comparison of two instruments for dissection and vessel sealing in laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    M Hubner
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, 8091, Zurich, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 21:592-4. 2007
    ..A newly available, laparoscopic 5-mm bipolar vessel sealing device promises substantial advantages over the 10-mm instrument. This study compared the safety as well as the technical and surgical aspects of these different tools...
  55. ncbi Minilaparotomy myomectomy: a minimally invasive alternative for the large fibroid uterus
    Mark H Glasser
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, San Rafael, California 94903, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:275-83. 2005
    ..To assess the efficacy of performing myomectomies through 3- to 6-cm incisions for the removal of myomas up to 14 cm in diameter...
  56. ncbi Maintenance of hemostasis in transoral robotic surgery
    Neil G Hockstein
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 67:220-4. 2005
    ..One potential limitation is the management of bleeding in transoral pharyngeal and laryngeal surgery, which is critical to prevent both intravascular volume loss and aspiration...
  57. ncbi LigaSure vs clamp-and-tie technique to achieve hemostasis in total thyroidectomy for benign multinodular goiter: a prospective randomized study
    Olivier Saint Marc
    Service de Chirurgie Digestive Endocrinienne et Thoracique, centre hospitalier régional d Orléans, Orleans, France
    Arch Surg 142:150-6; discussion 157. 2007
    ....
  58. ncbi A new ligature-suture technique and instrument to control difficult pharyngeal and laryngeal hemorrhage
    Gyorgy Lichtenberger
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Szent Rókus Hospital and Institutions, Budapest, Hungary
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:486-8. 2007
  59. ncbi Laparoscopic intrahepatic Glissonian approach for right hepatectomy is safe, simple, and reproducible
    B Topal
    Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, Leuven, Belgium
    Surg Endosc 21:2111. 2007
    ..This technique was performed laparoscopically for the last 2 among 10 LRHs, and the results are presented...
  60. ncbi Tonsillectomy using the thermal welding system
    George T Karatzias
    Department of Otolaryngology, General Hospital of Larissa, Larissa, Greece
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 67:225-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate and introduce a new method of tonsillectomy using the Thermal Welding System (TWS)...
  61. ncbi Vascular occlusion techniques during liver resection
    Thomas M van Gulik
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dig Surg 24:274-81. 2007
    ..Safe liver surgery requires knowledge of the regular techniques of vascular occlusion for 'on demand' use when necessitated to reduce blood loss...
  62. ncbi Phase 3, randomized, double-blind study of plasma-derived human thrombin versus bovine thrombin in achieving hemostasis in patients undergoing surgery
    Cataldo Doria
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 24:785-94. 2008
    ..To compare the effectiveness of plasma-derived human thrombin and bovine thrombin for achieving hemostasis during surgery...
  63. ncbi Extraparenchymal control of hepatic veins during mesohepatectomy
    Felice Giuliante
    Department of Surgery, Hepatobiliary Surgery Unit, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    J Am Coll Surg 206:496-502. 2008
    ....
  64. ncbi A prospective study of recombinant activated factor VII administered by continuous infusion to inhibitor patients undergoing elective major orthopaedic surgery: a pharmacokinetic and efficacy evaluation
    Christopher A Ludlam
    Department of Haematology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
    Br J Haematol 120:808-13. 2003
    ....
  65. pmc Chitosan hemostatic dressing for renal parenchymal wound sealing in a porcine model: implications for laparoscopic partial nephrectomy technique
    Hua Xie
    Providence St Vincent Medical Center, Portland, Oregon 97225, USA
    JSLS 12:18-24. 2008
    ..This study was to evaluate the feasibility of using a novel chitosan hemostatic dressing to control hemorrhage and urinary leakage by sealing off the parenchymal wound following LPN...
  66. ncbi A comparison of recombinant thrombin to bovine thrombin as a hemostatic ancillary in patients undergoing peripheral arterial bypass and arteriovenous graft procedures
    Fred A Weaver
    USC CardioVascular Thoracic Institute, Los Angeles, CA 90033 4612, USA
    J Vasc Surg 47:1266-73. 2008
    ..of patients enrolled in a larger double-blind, randomized, multicenter trial, which evaluated the comparative safety and efficacy of rThrombin and bovine plasma-derived thrombin (bThrombin) when used as adjuncts to surgical hemostasis.
  67. ncbi [Vaginal hysterectomy: operative technique used at Caen]
    P von Theobald
    Service de Gynecologie, CHU de Caen, 14033 Caen Cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 31:589-96. 2002
    ..Describe the simplified technique we use for vaginal hysterectomy and report results from a retrospective series of 490 patients operated on between 1990 and 1998...
  68. ncbi Thyroid surgery: use of the LigaSure Vessel Sealing System versus conventional knot tying
    Tamer Youssef
    Surgery and Endocrine Surgery, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura Egypt
    Int J Surg 6:323-7. 2008
    ..LigaSuretrade mark Vessel Sealing System (Valley Lab, Boulder, CO) in patients undergoing thyroid surgery. We hypothesized that use of the LigaSure would reduce operating time while resulting in a similar rate of complications...
  69. ncbi Intrahepatic Glissonian approach for laparoscopic right segmental liver resections
    Marcel Autran C Machado
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Sao Paulo, Rua Evangelista Rodrigues 407, 05463 000 São Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Surg 196:e38-42. 2008
    ..However, laparoscopic liver resection has not been widely developed and anatomical segmental liver resection is not currently performed due to difficulty to control segmental Glissonean pedicles laparoscopically...
  70. ncbi Significant merits of a fibrin sealant in the presence of coagulopathy following paediatric cardiac surgery: randomised controlled trial
    M Codispoti
    Department of Cardiac Surgery, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Sciennes Road, Edinburgh EH3 9YW, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 22:200-5. 2002
    ..This study was designed to investigate the role of the topical application of a fibrin sealant, Beriplast P (BP), in the presence of coagulopathy following paediatric cardiac surgery...
  71. ncbi Comparison of the topical haemostatic agents for the prevention of suture hole bleeding. An experimental study
    Yahya Unlu
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Ataturk University, 25170 Erzurum, Turkey
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 23:441-4. 2002
    ..using a rabbit vascular graft model we investigated the use of fibrin glue (FG), gelatin-resorcinol-formaldehyde (GRF), and collagen (C) as a means of reducing suture hole bleeding...
  72. ncbi Evaluation of a novel hemostatic device in an ovine parenchymal organ bleeding model of normal and impaired hemostasis
    A Simon Turner
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res 63:37-47. 2002
    ..Furthermore, under conditions of compromised coagulation, treatment with CoStasis demonstrates a reduction in average blood loss when compared to treatment with fibrin sealant...
  73. ncbi Power-assisted partial adenoidectomy
    Kimsey Rodriguez
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Ochsner Clinic Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana 70121, USA
    Laryngoscope 112:26-8. 2002
    ..To describe partial adenoidectomy using a powered microdebrider and review the experience with the procedure...
  74. ncbi Control of bone bleeding at the sternum and iliac crest donor sites using a collagen-based composite combined with autologous plasma: results of a randomized controlled trial
    R Sherman
    University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Orthopedics 24:137-41. 2001
    ..0001 for most comparisons). There were no adverse events related to experimental treatment use. The results support the use of this investigational hemostatic agent to control cancellous bone bleeding...
  75. pmc What is the evidence for using hemostatic agents in surgery?
    Brian L Erstad
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, College of Pharmacy, Tucson, Arizona 85721 0207, USA
    Eur Spine J 13:S28-33. 2004
    ..Additionally, cost-effectiveness analyses are needed to help define the role of these agents based on the data that is available...
  76. ncbi Ultrasound-guided radiofrequency-assisted segmental arterioportal vascular occlusion in laparoscopic segmental liver resection
    G Navarra
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Messina, G Martino University Hospital, V Consolare Valeria, 98100, Messina, Italy
    Surg Endosc 22:1724-8. 2008
    ..However, an effective technique that allows the closure of segmental vessels during systematic segmentectomies before resection still is lacking in laparoscopic surgery...
  77. ncbi Topical oxidized cellulose for tubal hemorrhage hemostasis during laparoscopic sterilization
    J B Sharma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 82:221-2. 2003
  78. ncbi Prospective, randomized, controlled trial of a hemostatic sealant in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy
    Stephen H Jo
    Head and Neck Surgery Department, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Oakland, CA 94611, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:454-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of Floseal as a hemostatic sealant compared to traditional electrocautery hemostasis after cold knife adenotonsillectomy...
  79. ncbi Evaluation of poly-N-acetyl glucosamine as a hemostatic agent in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization: a double-blind, randomized study
    Samer F Najjar
    Department of Surgery, VA Boston Healthcare System, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02132, USA
    J Trauma 57:S38-41. 2004
    ..This is the first blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of poly-N-acetyl glucosamine (p-GLcNAc) in improving hemostasis in patients undergoing cardiac catheterization...
  80. ncbi Laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for renal tumor: Nagoya experience
    Yoko Yoshikawa
    Department of Urology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya City, Aichi, Japan
    Urology 64:259-63. 2004
    ..To clarify the indication for a vascular clamp during laparoscopic partial nephrectomy, the clinical results of 17 patients who underwent the procedure for small renal tumors were reviewed...
  81. ncbi Tranexamic acid and primary coronary artery bypass surgery: a prospective study
    Madan M Maddali
    Department of Anesthesia, Royal Hospital, Seeb, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
    Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 15:313-9. 2007
    ..Post-bypass hemostasis was achieved faster, fibrinolysis was less, and there was no evidence of increased incidence of graft occlusion in the group given tranexamic acid...
  82. ncbi [Influence of intraoperatively applied current of coagulation on the postoperative course in tonsillectomy]
    E G Thomaser
    Klinik fur Hals, Nasen und Ohrenkrankheiten, Hals und Gesichtschirurgie des Kantonspitals Liestal
    Laryngorhinootologie 83:501-6. 2004
    ..The applied coagulation current was registered in Watt per second (Ws) in 63 patients. Intraoperative blood loss, operation time, experience of the surgeon, postoperative pain and the consumption of analgesics were registered...
  83. ncbi The role of central venous pressure and type of vascular control in blood loss during major liver resections
    Vassilios Smyrniotis
    Department of Surgery, University of Athens School of Medicine, Athens, Greece
    Am J Surg 187:398-402. 2004
    ..Our study aims at assessing the effects of different levels of CVP in relation to type of vascular control on perioperative blood loss and patient outcome...
  84. ncbi Does manual removal of the placenta affect operative blood loss during cesarean section?
    Mert Gol
    Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Izmir, Turkey
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 112:57-60. 2004
    ..To investigate whether manual removal of the placenta is associated with significantly more blood loss compared to spontaneous separation of the placenta during cesarean section...
  85. ncbi Use of recombinant factor VIIa as a rescue treatment for intractable bleeding following repeat aortic arch repair
    Greg Stratmann
    Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 76:2094-7. 2003
    ....
  86. ncbi Impact of pedicle clamping in pediatric liver resection
    Philipp O Szavay
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children s Hospital, University of Tuebingen, Hoppe Seyler Strasse 3, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
    Surg Oncol 17:17-22. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze pedicle clamping during pediatric liver resection in terms of hepato-cellular injury and blood loss...
  87. ncbi Tissue glues and nonsuturing techniques
    Nathan F Pursifull
    Department of Urology, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam, Houston, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 17:396-401. 2007
    ..This article details the diverse urologic applications of tissue glues and hemostatic agents over the past 3 years in the management of genitourinary injuries, surgical wounds, and complications...
  88. ncbi Superiority of electrocautery over the suture method for achieving cervical cone bed hemostasis
    Aparna A Kamat
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:726-30. 2003
    ..To compare the efficacy of electrocautery with that of the suture method for achieving hemostasis of the cervical cone bed...
  89. ncbi Selective hepatic vascular exclusion versus Pringle maneuver in major liver resections: prospective study
    Vassilios E Smyrniotis
    Second Department of Surgery and Liver Transplant Unit, Athens University Medical School, Aretaeion Hospital, 76 Vassilisis Sofias Avenue, 11528 Athens, Greece
    World J Surg 27:765-9. 2003
    ..It is much more effective than the Pringle maneuver for controlling intraoperative bleeding, and it is associated with better postoperative liver function and shorter hospital stay...
  90. ncbi The influence of desmopressin on blood loss during spinal fusion surgery in neuromuscular patients
    M Letts
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:475-8. 1998
    ..SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: Desmopressin acetate has been shown to improve bleeding times and to provide surgical hemostasis in patients with platelet disorders...
  91. ncbi Human recombinant factor IX: safety and efficacy studies in hemophilia B patients previously treated with plasma-derived factor IX concentrates
    D A Roth
    Center for Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Blood 98:3600-6. 2001
    ..Participants received rFIX for pharmacokinetic studies, treatment of or prophylaxis against hemorrhage, or surgical hemostasis, and were assessed at 3-month intervals for 2 years. Fifty-six subjects were treated...
  92. ncbi Use of recombinant activated factor VII in intractable bleeding during pediatric neurosurgical procedures
    Lynn Uhrig
    Pediatric Anesthesiology and Neuro Critical Care Unit, Faculté de Médecine René Descartes, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Necker Enfants Malades, Paris, France
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 8:576-9. 2007
    ..To report the use of recombinant activated factor VII (NovoSeven; Novo Nordisk A/S, Bagsvaerd, Denmark) in children undergoing major neurosurgical procedures and experiencing massive uncontrolled hemorrhagic shock...
  93. ncbi Regional hemostatic status and blood requirements after total knee arthroplasty with and without tranexamic acid or aprotinin
    J M Engel
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany
    Anesth Analg 92:775-80. 2001
    ..The use of bone cement as well as surgical hemostasis before wound closure may be regarded as reasons for this...
  94. ncbi [Liver rupture of a subcapsular haematoma after pharmacologic revascularization (Streptokinase) for acute myocardial infarction--case report]
    Dana Tomescu
    Centrul ATI, Institutul Clinic Fundeni, Bucuresti, Romania
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 103:577-82. 2008
    ..5 L of blood), due to spontaneous rupture of a subcapsular hematoma in the liver. The surgical hemostasis was performed on the liver parenchyma laceration. Duration of surgery was 4 hours...
  95. ncbi Quality and quantity of volume replacement in trauma patients
    O Chiara
    SSD Trauma Team, Niguarda Ca Granda Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Minerva Anestesiol 74:303-6. 2008
    ..Moreover, increases in blood pressure before surgical hemostasis have been shown to disrupt clotting and increase bleeding, a fact that has been confirmed by a number of ..
  96. ncbi Possible risks in combining endoscopic and surgical therapy of bleeding peptic ulcers
    J Olejnik
    Department of General Surgery, Derer s University Hospital, Slovak Postgraduate Academy of Medicine, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
    Hepatogastroenterology 50:1169-72. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to objectively assess the contribution of the contemporary algorithm of therapy with the use of endoscopic and surgical hemostasis techniques for the therapy of bleeding peptic ulcers.
  97. ncbi Use of recombinant factor IX and thromboelastography in a patient with hemophilia B undergoing liver transplantation: a case report
    L De Pietri
    Division of Anesthesiology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    Transplant Proc 40:2077-9. 2008
    ..with hemophilia using high-purity and/or recombinant FIX, which has been shown to be safe and effective in surgical hemostasis. Liver transplantation is the only potentially curative treatment available for these patients, providing a ..
  98. ncbi Exsanguination cardiac arrest in rats treated by 60 min, but not 75 min, emergency preservation and delayed resuscitation is associated with intact outcome
    Tomas Drabek
    Safar Center for Resuscitation Research, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Resuscitation 75:114-23. 2007
    ..EPR) is a new approach for resuscitation of exsanguination cardiac arrest (CA) victims to buy time for surgical hemostasis. EPR uses a cold aortic flush to induce deep hypothermic preservation, followed by resuscitation with ..
  99. ncbi Recombinant human thrombin: in surgical hemostasis
    Jamie D Croxtall
    Adis, a Wolters Kluwer Business, Auckland, New Zealand
    BioDrugs 23:333-8. 2009
    ..rhThrombin was generally well tolerated during the treatment and 1-month follow-up periods in adult surgical patients, with a tolerability profile similar to that of bThrombin...
  100. ncbi Multiple pancreaticoduodenal penetrating gunshot trauma evolving into acute necrotizing pancreatitis. A combined surgical and minimally invasive approach
    Mario Testini
    Section of General and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Applications in Surgery of Innovative Technologies, University Medical School of Bari, Bari, Italy
    JOP 9:624-32. 2008
    ..Surgical treatment is still controversial, and the possibilities offered by the safe and effective mini-invasive techniques seem to open new, articulated perspectives for the treatment of pancreaticoduodenal injury complications...
  101. ncbi A modified Ferguson hemorrhoidectomy for circumferential prolapsed hemorrhoids with skin tags
    Liang Tsai Wang
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:456-61. 2008
    ..This details the operative procedure and compares the results of other radical methods in patients with circumferential hemorrhoidal disease...

Research Grants15

  1. Manufacturing Process for Albumin-ICG Solder & Denatured Albumin Scaffold
    Yasmin Wadia; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3) Blood conservation by reducing transfusion requirements. 4) Can be used laparoscopically for elective surgeries on liver and kidney. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Novel Protein-Free Material for Minimally Compressive Surgical Hemostasis
    PATRICK STEVEN COTTLER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): "Novel protein-free material for minimally compressive surgical hemostasis" (Patrick S. Cottler, P.I...
  3. Portable High Intensity Focused Ultrasonic System
    BRUCE MORTIMER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..An efficient amplifier in a portable HIFU system would greatly accelerate dissemination of HIFU technology for these applications, and other research purposes. ..
  4. Chitosan hemostatic device for laparoscopic applications
    Hua Xie; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. Focused Ultrasound for Treatment of Nerves
    Shahram Vaezy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..It is our goal to develop image- guided focused ultrasound as a non-invasive alternative for the treatment of spasticity and pain. ..
  6. Nanostenting Hydrogels for Sinus Surgery
    RICHARD ORLANDI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of these Phase I studies will determine the feasibility and the optimal chemical properties of a nanostenting HA gel for human trials. ..
  7. ORGAN HEMOSTASIS IN TRAUMA BY HIGH INTENSITY ULTRASOUND
    Shahram Vaezy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Thus, the investigators believe that their proposed studies will result in a new and clinically applicable methodology for reducing mortality and morbidity in abnormal trauma. ..
  8. UTERINE TUMOR TREATMENT USING HIGH INTENSITY ULTRASOUND
    Shahram Vaezy; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Ultimately, this treatment approach may also provide an option to preserve fertility and improve reproductive outcomes in patients with fibroid tumors. ..
  9. Reducing Sedative Exposure in Ventilated ICU Patients
    Linda Chlan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. UGI Hemorrhage and Barrett's Epithelium
    Dennis Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This award will continue to enhance the applicant's research productivity and provide skilled mentoring for young investigators, so they can become independent patient-oriented investigators in digestive diseases. ..
  11. Effect of lipid modification on peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
    Christie Ballantyne; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Finally, these studies will advance our understanding of the molecular mechanisms of inflammation and thrombosis associated with aggressive lipid modification. ..
  12. Systematic Integration POR into Clinical Pathway of HCC
    Myron Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This program provides a truly remarkable opportunity to make meaningful progress in understanding, preventing and treating HCC, while in the process providing fertile training ground for young physician-scientists. ..
  13. Role of Coagulation System Variability: Cardiac Surgery
    Brian Donahue; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The project will make extensive use of data in the Vanderbilt Cardiac Surgery Registry, a valuable database of genetic and clinical data presently being prospectively collected on elective adult cardiac surgery patients...
  14. Enriched IVIG for the treatment of West Nile Virus
    Israel Nur; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In the absence of sufficient WN antibodies in convalescent donors, hyper-immune donors treated with an attenuated vaccine may be explored as an alternative source of plasma. ..
  15. HOMOCYSTEINE AND PROGRESSION OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS
    Lloyd Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..