What is the role of recombinant factor VIIa in the treatment of hereditary and acquired hypercoagulability?

Updated: Jan 05, 2018
  • Author: Paul Schick, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Recombinant factor VIIa has been proposed as a reversal agent for patients who bleed while undergoing anticoagulation. However, as yet there have been no controlled studies to determine its efficacy. Thrombosis may be a significant risk of recombinant factor VIIa therapy.


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