What is the role of FXIII replacement in factor XIII (FXIII) deficiency?

Updated: Apr 02, 2018
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Perumal Thiagarajan, MD  more...
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FXIII replacement is used to treat bleeding, to prevent perioperative bleeding during elective surgical procedures or, prophylactically, to prevent recurrent bleeding, as in CNS or joint hemorrhages. Serial monitoring of achieved FXIII levels is essential to document the adequacy of any therapy.


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