The Perioperative Importance of Congenital Fibrinogen Deficiency in Spinal Surgery Procedure
Tuncay Kaner 1 * , Ali Fahir Özer 2, Mehdi Sasani 2, Tunç Öktenoğlu 2, Sebahattin Alemdağ 1
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1 Pendik State Hospital, Neurosurgery Department, Istanbul, Turkey
2 American Hospital, Neurosurgery Department, Istanbul, Turkey
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Abstract

Herein we present a case of a patient who was surgically treated for lumbar degenerative disc disease who demonstrated complications involving congenital fibrinogen deficiency. This case report emphasizes the importance of coagulopathy resulting from fibrinogen deficiency during spinal surgical procedures and the necessity of a proper preoperative diagnosis.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82898

EUR J GEN MED, 2010 - Volume 7 Issue 4, pp. 426-428

Publication date: 12 Oct 2010

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