Title

Comparison of Intraoperative Tranexamic Acid and Epsilon-aminocaproic Acid in Cardiopulminary Bypass Patients: A Natural Experiment

Authors

Mike Robich

Document Type

Video

Publication Date

5-1-2019

Institution/Department

Cardiology

MeSH Headings

Quality Improvement, Vascular Surgical Procedures

Abstract

Looking at the agents in heart surgery to prevent bleeding. The removal of one of the regular drugs from the market (Aprotinin) provided for a natural experiment to compare the results when Tranexamic Acid or Epsilon-aminocaproic acid are used.

Comments

Lambrew Research Retreat, Quality Improvement Research: Faculty Talk

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