Prophylactic Fibrinogen Decreases Postoperative Bleeding but Not Acute Kidney Injury in Patients Undergoing Heart Transplantation

  • Alireza Jahangirifard, Zargham Hossein Ahmadi, Farah Naghashzadeh, Babak Sharif-Kashani, Farin Rashid-Farokhi, Ali Afshar, Reyhaneh Yamini-Sharif, Yousef Rezaei
  • Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis, October 2017, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/1076029617731625

the article is about the effect of fibrinogen on heart transplant patients

What is it about?

Fibrinogen is one of the most important factors in blood coagulation, but prophylactic administration of it was not examined in heart transplant patients. we studied its effect in these patients

Why is it important?

it is the first study in this manner, meanwhile it showed although bleeding decreased, but one of the most complications of bleeding which is acute kidney injury was not decreased


Zargham Hossein Ahmadi
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences

the findings of this article was very interesting to the team, because obviously we thought that the rate of AKI would decrease. I hope the other investigator also study our findings and other studies perform about the probable effects of fibrinogen on kidneys

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