Coagulation in surgery and critical illness

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Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Care


Effects of perioperative lack of K-vitamin are studied on various combinations of coagulation factors and their effects on bleeding, using advanced coagulation analysis and instruments such as ROTEM, Sonoclot and whole blood APTT/PK tests. Various aspects on the use of blood products are evaluated with the purpose of giving the optimal cost-benefit. The safety of epidural anaesthesia regarding the risk of bleeding and infections complications will be studied. Aspects on bleeding related to prostata surgery will be studied in cooperation with the urology department.

Recent research outputs

Silverberg, E., F. Tornqvist, T. Kander, J. Bengzon, Solomon, G. C., J. Bonnevier & U. Schött 2017 Aug 1 In : Thrombosis Research. 156, p. 73-79 7 p.

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