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Int J Surg Case Rep. 2016;29:98-99. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2016.10.047. Epub 2016 Oct 23.

Continuous infusion of human prothrombin complex in a patient with congenital factor VII deficiency undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy: A case report from China.

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1
Department of General Surgery, Luwan Branch, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200020, China.
2
Department of General Surgery, Luwan Branch, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200020, China. Electronic address: zhou_richard@126.com.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION:

Factor VII deficiency is a rare cause of haemorrhagic syndrome.

PRESENTATION OF CASE:

The authors describe a case of a 48 years old patient with congenital factor VII deficiency suffering abdominal discomfort diagnosed as gallstone, that successfully underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy with continuous infusion of Human Prothrombin Complex(PPSB) around the procedure.

CONCLUSION:

The usage of PPSB solved the clotting problems enabling the surgical procedure, without risks for the patient.

KEYWORDS:

Case report; Factor VII deficiency; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Perioperative management

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