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Surfactants attenuate gas embolism-induced thrombin production.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Anesthesiology
Publication Date
Volume
100
Issue
1
Pages
77–84
Identifiers
PMID: 14695727
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Thrombin production is shear rate and duration-dependent. Sparging increases thrombin production. Surfactants added before sparging attenuate thrombin production. Surfactants may have a clinical application to attenuate gas embolism-induced clotting.

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