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Desmopressin (DDAVP), already used for patients with von Willebrand syndrome, could reduce bleeding and transfusion requirements in these patients when administered ev (0.3 mg/kg) in 20-30 minutes postoperatively.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Desmopressin (DDAVP), Placebo Comparator
Istituto Ospedaliero Fondazione Poliambulanza
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:44:08-0400
The investigators intend to show that DDAVP improves platelet activity from baseline to 30-60 minutes after treatment.
The purpose of this study is to determine how female hemophilia A carriers respond to a medication called DDAVP (Desmopressin).
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Some patients undergoing cardiac surgery develop excessive postoperative bleeding. Cardiopulmonary bypass causes platelet dysfunction. Several studies have documented the ability of desmop...
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Hemorrhage within the orbital cavity, posterior to the eyeball.
Intraocular hemorrhage from the vessels of various tissues of the eye.
Hemorrhage following any surgical procedure. It may be immediate or delayed and is not restricted to the surgical wound.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.
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