Postoperative Hemorrhage

Publication Title: 
Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis: JTH

BACKGROUND: Thromboprophylaxis with rivaroxaban (R) is superior to enoxaparin in patients undergoing major orthopedic surgery (MOS). However, rivaroxaban has never been directly compared with fondaparinux (F), which also shows superior efficacy over enoxaparin. The clinical impact of switching from fondaparinux to rivaroxaban thromboprophylaxis is unclear. OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban or fondaparinux thromboprophylaxis in unselected patients undergoing MOS.

Author(s): 
Beyer-Westendorf, J.
L¸tzner, J.
Donath, L.
Radke, O. C.
Kuhlisch, E.
Hartmann, A.
Weiss, N.
Werth, S.
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Der Anaesthesist

Adverse effects of resuscitation due to closed-chest cardiac massage are common, and the incidence is increased when an incorrect technique is used. Nevertheless, thrombolytic therapy of a myocardial infarction can become necessary even after cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). In these patients, the risk of thrombolytic therapy-induced bleeding is immanent. CASE REPORTS. Within 9 months, two male patients aged 44 and 52 years were admitted to the intensive care unit after out-of-hospital CPR for myocardial infarction with cardiac arrest.

Author(s): 
Adams, H. A.
Schmitz, C. S.
Block, G.
Schlichting, C.
Publication Title: 
Journal of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery: Official Publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery

Surgical treatment and complications in patients with mandibular fractures leads to a significant degree of tissue trauma resulting in common postoperative symptoms and signs of pain, facial swelling, mandible dysfunction and limited mouth opening (trismus). Beneficial effects of local cold treatment on postoperative swelling, oedema, pain, inflammation and haemorrhage, as well as the reduction of metabolism, bleeding and haematomas have been described.

Author(s): 
Rana, Majeed
Gellrich, Nils-Claudius
von See, Constantin
Weiskopf, Christine
Gerressen, Marcus
Ghassemi, Alireza
Modabber, Ali
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