Fresh frozen plasma for cardiovascular surgery.
Fresh frozen plasma (FFP) is a blood component containing procoagulant factors, which is sometimes used in cardiovascular surgery with the aim of reducing the risk of bleeding. The purpose of this review is to assess the risk of mortality for patients undergoing cardiovascular surgery who receive FFP.
To evaluate the risk to benefit ratio of FFP transfusion in cardiovascular surgery for the treatment of bleeding patients or for prophylaxis aga...Expand abstract
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- © 2015 The Cochrane Collaboration. Published by John Wiley and Sons, Ltd.
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