Heparin anticoagulation followed by protamine reversal is commonly used in cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB). As an alternative to protamine, a recombinant inactive antithrombin (riAT) was designed as an antidote to heparin and was previously shown to be as potent as protamine in‐vitro. In the present study, riAT was assessed for its ability to neutralize heparin after CPB in a rat model. After 60 min...
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