January 2017 Cheat Sheet

Diane Treadway encounters a descrepancy between ISTAT and Stago plasma-based PT/INR results on a patient in cardiac catheterization.

A technical description of the VASP-P immunoassay.

A summary of the new T2MR nanotechnology as it is applied to hemostasis.

A follow-up on the issue of bivalirudin's effect upon the ISTAT INR versus the plasma INR using Stago's coagulometer and reagent.

George reviews another global hemostasis system, SEER sonorheometry.

NASTH Fellowship: Second Announcement

Denise Jones asks about specimen dilutions for the chromogenic anti-Xa assay.