Antifibrinolytic agents reduce blood loss during pediatric vertebral column resection procedures

Peter O. Newton, Tracey P. Bastrom, John B. Emans, Suken A. Shah, Harry L. Shufflebarger, Paul David Sponseller, Daniel J. Sucato, Lawrence G. Lenke

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Abstract

STUDY DESIGN.: Retrospective multicenter review. OBJECTIVE.: To evaluate the effect of intraoperative antifibrinolytic (AF) agents on blood loss associated with vertebral column resection (VCR) procedures for pediatric patients. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA.: VCR procedures may be associated with substantial blood loss. METHODS.: A multicenter review of 147 patients (aged

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalSpine
Volume37
Issue number23
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2012

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Keywords

  • Antifibrinolytics
  • Pediatric
  • Spine deformity
  • Vertebral column resection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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Newton, P. O., Bastrom, T. P., Emans, J. B., Shah, S. A., Shufflebarger, H. L., Sponseller, P. D., Sucato, D. J., & Lenke, L. G. (2012). Antifibrinolytic agents reduce blood loss during pediatric vertebral column resection procedures. Spine, 37(23). https://doi.org/10.1097/BRS.0b013e31826c9fe4