Brief case summary
- Blood Transfusion: 2011; April 9(2); 189-217. Recommendations for the transfusion management of patients in the peri-operative period. II. The intra-operative period.
- BMJ Case Rep. 2012; 2012: bcr1220115403. Aortic valve replacement in a Jehovah’s Witness: a case of multi-disciplinary clinical management for bloodless surgery.
- Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, Vol 28, No 2 (April), 2014: pp 242–246. The Operating Surgeon Is an Independent Predictor of Chest Tube Drainage Following Cardiac Surgery.
- Indian Journal of Clinical Anaesthesia, 2017;4(2): 264-269. Comparison of epsilon aminocaproic acid and tranexamic acid to control postoperative bleeding in patients undergoing mitral valve replacement surgery- A randomised double blind trial.
- Ann Thorac Surg 2011;91:944 – 82. 2011 Update to The Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists Blood Conservation Clinical Practice Guidelines.
- Innovations & Volume 7, Number 4, July/August 2012. Drug, Devices, Technologies, and Techniques for Blood Management in Minimally Invasive and Conventional Cardiothoracic Surgery A Consensus Statement From the International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) 2011.
- British Journal of Anaesthesia, 2015, 1–12. Perioperative Jehovah’s Witnesses: a review.
- J Spine 2015, 4:2. Surgical Management of Scoliosis in Jehovah’s Witness Patients: One Institution’s Experience.
- Circulation. 1999;99:81-89. Is e-Aminocaproic Acid as Effective as Aprotinin in Reducing Bleeding With Cardiac Surgery? A Meta-Analysis.
- Nata Online: Focused Update: Perioperative Management of Jehovah’s Witness Patients in Relation to Their Refusal of Allogeneic Blood Transfusion
- SCA 2011 Fellows case: Achieving Hemostasis in a Jehovahs Witness Patient Undergoing Re-do Cardiac Surgery (Emory).
- JW.org: How Can Blood Save Your Life? Quality Alternatives to Transfusion.
- Hemostatic agents for JW 2015
- Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia 2006; 9: 102-107. Desmopressin for Haemostasis in Cardiac Surgery: When to Use?
- Circulation 77, No. 6, 1319-1323, 1988. Does desmopressin acetate reduce blood loss after surgery in patients on cardiopulmonary bypass?
- Anesthesiology 12 2008, Vol.109, 1063-1076. Desmopressin Reduces Transfusion Needs after Surgery: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Clinical Trials.
- AANA Journal February 2013 Vol. 81, No. 1. von Willebrand Disease and Cardiopulmonary Bypass: A Case Report.
- Ann Pharmacother. 2014 Dec;48(12):1563-9. Efficacy and safety of tranexamic acid versus ϵ-aminocaproic acid in cardiovascular surgery.
- BMC Surg. 2010 Apr 6;10:13. doi: 10.1186/1471-2482-10-13. A prospective, randomized, double-blinded single-site control study comparing blood loss prevention of tranexamic acid (TXA) to epsilon aminocaproic acid (EACA) for corrective spinal surgery.
- Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Jun;39(6):892-7. Tranexamic acid versus ɛ-aminocaproic acid: efficacy and safety in paediatric cardiac surgery.
- Ann Card Anaesth. 2004 Jan;7(1):40-3. A comparison of aminocaproic acid and tranexamic acid in adult cardiac surgery.
- LeCleir, Lisa K. (2016) “Comparison of Tranexamic Acid and Aminocaproic Acid in Coronary Bypass Surgery,” Butler Journal of Undergraduate Research: Vol. 2, Article 24.
- Spine Deformity. May 2014. Volume 2 , Issue 3 , 191 – 197. The Efficacy of Amicar Versus Tranexamic Acid in Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blinded Pilot Study.
- Anesthesiology. July 2015. Antifibrinolytic Therapy for Cardiac Surgery: An Update.
- Ann Thoracic Surgery. 1999. Hemostatic Effects of Aprotinin, Tranexamic Acid and e-Aminocaproic Acid in Primary Cardiac Surgery.