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Septic porcine blood does not further activate coagulation during in vitro membrane oxygenation

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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Christian Bleilevens, Oliver Grottke, Sabine Groening, Markus Honickel, Rüdger Kopp, Smriti Singh, Jutta Arens, Rolf Rossaint

Blood of septic or healthy pigs was used in a 12-h ECMO mock loop experiment. No higher activation of coagulation or inflammatory response or increased problems with the oxygenator was found with septic compared to control blood. 

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