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Volume 2012, Article ID 821794, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/821794
Clinical Study

The Rapid TEG α-Angle May Be a Sensitive Predictor of Transfusion in Moderately Injured Blunt Trauma Patients

1Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital Inselspital Bern, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
2Haemonetics Corporation, 400 Wood Rd., Braintree, MA 02184, USA
3Trauma, Emergency Surgery and Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA

Received 23 October 2011; Accepted 17 November 2011

Academic Editors: T. Drabek and L. G. Graff

Copyright © 2012 Victor Jeger et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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