Pre-operative thromboelastography predicts transfusion during liver transplantation
posterposted on 2023-02-22, 19:55 authored by David AllisonDavid Allison, Marina GitmanMarina Gitman, Sally Campbell-LeeSally Campbell-Lee, Vladimir VidanovicVladimir Vidanovic, A. Barabanova
Orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT) can require large volumes of blood products. Identifying patients unlikely to need platelet transfusion would conserve inventory. This study demonstrates that pre-operative thromboelastography (TEG) predicts which patients will not need platelet transfusion.
Presented at: 2020 Annual IL TS Meeting