Failure of antivenom to improve recovery in Australian snakebit coagulopathy

G.K. Isbister, S.B. Duffull, Simon Brown

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    Abstract

    Background: Venom-induced consumption coagulopathy (VICC) is an important feature of snake envenoming.Aim: To investigate the effect of antivenom and fresh frozen plasma (FFP) on recovery of VICC in Australian elapid snake envenoming.Design: Prospective cohort study.Methods: Patients with VICC were included from the Australian Snakebite Project (ASP). Time to recovery of VICC (defined as time until INR
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)563-568
    JournalQJM: an international journal of medicine
    Volume102
    Issue number8
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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