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ddavp uremic cirrhotic bleeding

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By Jason Mann No BS pulmonary critical care fellow
Stephanie J Hedges, Sarah B Dehoney, Justin S Hooper, Jamshid Amanzadeh, Anthony J Busti
Uremic bleeding syndrome is a recognized consequence of renal failure and can result in clinically significant sequelae. Although the pathophysiology of the condition has yet to be fully elucidated, it is believed to be multifactorial. This article is a review of both the normal hemostatic and homeostatic mechanisms that operate within the body to prevent unnecessary bleeding, as well as an in-depth discussion of the dysfunctional components that contribute to the complications associated with uremic bleeding syndrome...
March 2007: Nature Clinical Practice. Nephrology
Peter J Svensson, Peter B F Bergqvist, Kristian Vinter Juul, Erik Berntorp
Stimulation with the vasopressin analogue desmopressin (DDAVP) of extrarenal arginine vasopressin (AVP) V2-receptors in endothelial cells and possible in platelets increases the circulating levels of coagulation factor VIII (FVIII), von Willebrand factor (VWF) and tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA). The purpose of this paper is to provide an updated review of current information on the efficacy and safety of DDAVP in the treatment of haemophilia, von Willebrand disease (VWD), uremia, liver cirrhosis, and in congenital or drug-induced platelet dysfunction--under surgical or non-surgical conditions...
May 2014: Blood Reviews
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