TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.47, no.6, pp.1708-1714, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Clopidogrel, coronary bypass surgery, desmopressin acetate, dual antiplatelet therapy, tranexamic acid, CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS, DOUBLE-BLIND, BLOOD-LOSS, CLOPIDOGREL, TRANSFUSIONS, ASPIRIN
Background/aim: Bleeding in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) while using dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) is a cause of significant morbidity and mortality. The aim of this study is to examine the perioperative hemostatic effects of tranexamic acid (TnX-A) and desmopressin acetate (Des) in these patients.