Why is my Patient Bleeding? A Snapshot of Hemostasis

To view source article and take the Quiz- click on image above ūüôā Editor’s Note: Having just finished a case where we used Angiomax as our heparin substitute, I felt that the anticoagulation pathway, is truly a complex animal, and deserves a closer review. We have all revisted¬†this pathway intensively¬†throughout our careers, and of course, […]

Perfusion Policies 101: Angiomax

Editor’s Note: The use of alternatives to heparin in terms of managing anicoagulation doesn’t come up often. ¬†It’s easy to get a bit rusty when it comes to using exotic agents such as Ancrod (Hirudin), Angiomax and similar agents. So here is a brief refresher, and as always- a disclaimer here: ¬†Use this information with […]

Desmospressin: A Primer on DDAVP

<img class="alignnone size-full wp-image-32561" src="https://i2.wp.com/circuit.perfusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/1 20 mg prednisone.jpg?resize=529%2C167″ alt=”1″ srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/circuit.perfusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/1.jpg?w=787 787w, https://i2.wp.com/circuit.perfusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/1.jpg?resize=300%2C95 300w, https://i2.wp.com/circuit.perfusion.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/1.jpg?resize=768%2C243 768w” sizes=”(max-width: 529px) 100vw, 529px” data-recalc-dims=”1″ /> Click on image to view source article = Desmopressin Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP) is a synthetic analog of vasopressin and like ADH, epinephrine, and insulin, releases a variety of hemostatically active substances from vascular endothelium.¬† […]

Happy 4th of July 2016!

Editor’s Note: A day when¬†a country or a culture celebrates THEIR¬†¬†Independence¬†is a special day for people from all nations and cultural beliefs. For those of us in America, it spells out the importance of free will and the willingness to fight for it. ¬†For those in other countries- it is their own day of emancipation […]