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Albumin Infusion and Blood Loss after Cardiac Surgery

Friday, April 28, 2023

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Source Name: The Annals of Thoracic Surgery


Akseli Talvasto, Medical Student, Minna Ilmakunnas, MD, PhD., Peter Raivio, MD, PhD, Hanna Vlasov, MD, Seppo Hiippala, MD, PhD, Raili Suojaranta, MD, PhD, Erika Wilkman, MD, PhD, Liisa Petäjä, MD, PhD, Otto Helve, MD, PhD, Tatu Juvonen, MD, PhD, Eero Pesonen, MD, PhD

This double-blind, randomized study compared albumin to Ringer's acetate for volume resuscitation. The results showed that the group that was perioperatively administered albumin had a greater blood loss and higher UDBP compared to those who were administered Ringer’s acetate.

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