ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
TURKISH JOURNAL OF
THORACIC AND
CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING IN A PATIENT WITH HEMOPHILIA B (CASE REPORT)
Mehmet BOĞA, Tahir YAĞDI, *Berent DİŞÇİGİL, **Suat BÜKET
Ege Ünivrsitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, İZMİR
*Adnan Menderes Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, İZMİR
**Ege Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kalp ve Damar Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, İZMİR
Patients with coagulation disorder undergoing open heart surgery requires special management during perioperative period. A 70 year old hemophilia B patient who had coronary artery bypass grafting is reported. Factor IX were substituted according to the blood levels measured before the surgery, during and following the operation. Patient was discharged from the hospital without any hemothoracic complication. Coronary artery bypass grafting can be performed safely in hemophilia B patients by maintaining certain Factor IX levels.
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