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Desmopressin use for minimising perioperative blood transfusion

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Background Blood transfusion is administered during many types of surgery, but its efficacy and safety are increasingly questioned. Evaluation of the efficacy of agents, such as desmopressin (DDAVP; 1-deamino-8-D-arginine-vasopressin), that may reduce perioperative blood loss is needed. Objectives To examine the evidence for the efficacy of DDAVP in reducing perioperative blood loss and the need for red cell transfusion in people who do not have inherited ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/14651858.CD001884.pub3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Clinical Laboratory Sciences
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Cochrane Infrastructure f unding to theCochrane Injuries Group
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Ltd Publisher's website
Journal:
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews Journal website
Volume:
2017
Issue:
7
Article number:
CD001884
Publication date:
2017-07-10
Acceptance date:
2017-07-03
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ISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
703088
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pubs:703088
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uuid:8d221ead-2a77-49c1-8e3e-135de734e553
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pubs:703088
Deposit date:
2017-07-06

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