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Hepatitis After Open Heart Surgery

  • P. Satter
  • W. Blum
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Abstract

Hepatitis after open-heart surgery is a well-known problem with a frequency between 0.9% and 52% (1–8) (see Table 1). Until a few Years ago, blood transfusion was thought to be the main cause of postoperative hepatitis type B, and many studies considered only this possibility.

Keywords

Gamma Globulin Blood Unit Hepatitis Type Postoperative Blood Transfusion Viral Hepatitis Type 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Satter
    • 1
  • W. Blum
    • 1
  1. 1.Klinik für Thorax-, Herz- und GefäßchirurgieUniversitätsklinikumFrankfurt/a.M. 70Germany

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