George has attached Anne Paxton's article, Navigating the Quandaries of Coagulation Testing, (click or tap) featuring Drs. Michael Laposata, Dot Adcock, and Kristi Smock. The article features the need for laboratory-clinician communication.
Posts - Platelet Function Testing
Jan 27, 2019 11:35am
Oct 30, 2018 11:16am
Here is a reference to a brilliant review of current aspirin efficacy studies, focusing especially on the prospective random control trial ASPREE published in the September, 2018 New England Journal of Medicine.
Nov 15, 2017 7:55am
George found a provocative ASH platfom presentation abstract by A. Cap, "Targeting Hemorrhage: Alternative Storage of Platelets for Hemostatic Transfusion." describing alternatives to current platelet concentrate storage guidelines. Saturday, December 9, 9:30 or 4.
Nov 1, 2017 6:59pm
Our Quick Question for October, 2017 was a quiz question with one correct answer: you perform platelet aggregometry. Aggregation results are normal in response to all agonists except ristocetin. You rule out VWD. What diagnosis could it be?