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Episode 6: Your guide to TEG, ROTEM and the Medical Betamax Vs VHS Battle

April 18, 2017

What are vasoelastic assays?

How do I read them?

What do I do?

Is it ready for primetime?

TEG VS ROTEM - the format wars. 

Whats the future like? 

Selected references: 

Effect of thromboelastography (TEG®) and rotational thromboelastometry (ROTEM®) on diagnosis of coagulopathy, transfusion guidance and mortality in trauma: descriptive systematic review

An assessment of clinical interchangeability of TEG and RoTEM thromboelastographic variables in cardiac surgical patients.

TEG and ROTEM: technology and clinical applications.

The use of viscoelastic haemostatic assays in goal-directing treatment with allogeneic blood products – A systematic review and meta-analysis

Point-of-Care Coagulation Tests Monitoring of Direct Oral Anticoagulants and Their Reversal Therapy: State of the Art.

What factor within the Japanese Association for Acute Medicine (JAAM) disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) criteria is most strongly correlated with trauma induced DIC? A retrospective study using thromboelastometry in a single center in Japan.

Hypercoagulability after distal pancreatectomy: Just meaningless alterations?

Traumatic Abdominal Solid Organ Injury Patients Might Benefit From Thromboelastography-Guided Blood Component Therapy

All the bang without the bucks: Defining essential point-of-care testing for traumatic coagulopathy.

Last but not least REBEL reviews.

 

Copy of the slides can be found here.

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