Orthopaedic surgery and neurosurgery

Reduced platelet activity is associated with early haematoma growth, more intraventricular haemorrhage and worse 3-month outcomes following intracranial haemorrhage (ICH). C

Low platelet count, low plasma fibrinogen concentration and factor XIII deficiency are predictive of bleeding complications in ICH, intracranial surgery and major spine surgery, particularly when they occur in combination. C