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Dr. Sarode's February 17 post mentioned acquired Glanzmann thrombasthenia (GT). I've attached a...
Feb 19, 2017 4:21pm
From Ravinda (Ravi) Sarode, MD, Chief of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center...
Feb 17, 2017 6:22pm
Here's additional follow-up to Heather DeVries's February 9 whole blood lumiaggregometry discussion...
Feb 11, 2017 9:34am
More on anticoagulant adjustment from Heather DeVries: There is more to our story on adjusting...
Feb 9, 2017 12:22pm
Feb 19, 2017 4:21pm
Dr. Sarode's February 17 post mentioned acquired Glanzmann thrombasthenia (GT
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Feb 17, 2017 6:22pm
From Ravinda (Ravi) Sarode, MD, Chief of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas. Hey George, sorry for late response.
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Feb 11, 2017 9:34am
Here's additional follow-up to Heather DeVries's February 9 whole blood lumiaggregometry discussion, which attracted comments from Bob Gosselin, Dave McGlasson, and Drs. Catherine Hayward and Emmanuel Favaloro. Dr.
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Feb 9, 2017 12:22pm
More on anticoagulant adjustment from Heather DeVries: There is more to our story on adjusting sodium citrate for high hematocrits. We have a pediatric patient who is getting multiple draws, for multiple assays, throughout the day. Sometimes there is PT and/or PTT , but sometimes not. The techs are confused as to when the draw must be in a corrected tube. We all understand how the citrate is affecting the results due to its relationship with calcium, but what about when an anti-Xa level is drawn, or an ATIII (antithrombin, AT ) functional? If those are the only assays ordered, must the tube be corrected? The patient's hematocrit has been hovering around 60%. Thanks, Heather.
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