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Is it possible to perform a liver resection without a coagulation product that is derived from blood?

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asked Dec 27, 2012 in Conditions and Treatments by anonymous
recategorized Dec 27, 2012 by LarryEitel

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It should be possible-whether or not any one has done for liver resection I am not sure. Injectable tranexamic acid has been used for years in many surgeries, and not just orthopedic.

Topical tranexamic acid has been used in other surgeries -although topically ( used as a surface spray on ) is a quite new procedure. Someone may use it for liver resection  when they hear about it.
answered Jan 2, 2013 by pnutts (1,820 points)

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