High activity and substitution of factor XIII increase the risk of pulmonary embolism during meningioma surgery

S. Grau, F.W. Kreth, V. Huge, A. Meyer-Bender, D. Morhard, P. Goehring, I. Krotofil & J.C. Tonn
Objective: This study was conducted to evaluate the incidence of pulmonary embolism after meningioma surgery and to determine the risk factors including the role of factor XIII. Methods: 410 consecutive patients were enrolled in this pro- and retrospective cohort study. Activity levels of factor [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]