The Multiplate" (multiple electrode impedance platelet aggregometer) is a point of care device that enables monitoring of platelet function. The authors offer recommendations based on real-world, collective experience in the use of platelet function monitoring. These cover the use of the Multiplate analyser to predict the need for platelet transfusion in the perioperative period and the individualized waiting period after cessation of P2Y12 ADP receptor antagonists before cardiac surgery. Click HERE for the article link.
Consensus recommendations for using the Multiplate® for platelet function monitoring before cardiac surgery
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