Bleeding liver tumor in a patient on anticoagulation therapy – case report
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Intraabdominal bleeding is a serious surgical problem, particularly in elderly patients following an anticoagulant therapy. It occurs, that abdominal haemorrhage is the first symptom of hepatocellular carcinoma, mostly in Asians and Africans, occasionally in Europeans. The article's author shows a case of an elderly man, treated by Acenocumarolum, in a haemorrhagic shock. During an operation a bleeding liver tumor was revealed. The surgical team performed an effectual tumor resection and stoped the bleeding.
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