Rubens, Fraser D.
May 2011
Perfusion;May2011, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p173
Academic Journal
The author strongly recommends the perfusion community to embrace new technologies, in particular the use of thromboelastography (TEG) in direct transfusion practice, to address the ever-changing environment of cardiovascular intervention. He references two articles in the same issue pertaining to the use of TEG. Also highlighted are the technological advances in TEG technology, the use of TEG device and a need to lead research in coagulation and platelet function during and after bypass.


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