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Medical Experts Who Participated in CSL Behring's Key Issues Dialogue Prefer Albumin for Fluid Management
Date:2/21/2012

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thought leaders from the medical community in Europe and the U.S. examined the pros and cons of using albumin in treating liver disease and sepsis, and in cardiac surgery, during CSL Behring's Key Issues Dialogue – "Albumin in Clinical Fluid Management."

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The participants engaged in a frank and provocative exchange about the uses and effectiveness of albumin, which is manufactured from human plasma. Albumin is used to stabilize blood pressure in shock or sepsis patients who may be albumin-deficient. It is also used to treat burn patients and augment fluid replacement therapy in cardiac surgery and in certain liver disorders. The participants discussed other patient benefits of albumin, which is a natural human protein.

Mortality rate reduction

"Albumin reduced the odds of post-paracentesis circulatory dysfunction by 61 percent (in one study)," said Mauro Bernardi, M.D., University of Bologna. "Moreover, for the first time, we were also able to show that albumin reduced mortality rate by 36 percent. We do not have a crystalloid plasma expander that reduces mortality as albumin does." Dr. Bernardi said the reduction in mortality rate in this complication of liver disease is based on a meta-analysis performed by his group at the University.

Education gap

"There is a real need to educate healthcare providers about albumin because its use has changed over time," said Gary R. Haynes, M.D., Ph.D., Saint Louis University School of Medicine, when he addressed some of the current perceptions of albumin. "Even some of the literature for volume resuscitation isn't up-to-date because we have better way
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