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The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the Clinical and Laboratory Standards...
Oct 2, 2018 6:31am
Our September, 2018 Quick Question was a quiz with one correct answer addressing our knowledge of...
Oct 2, 2018 6:05am
I (Geo) just had a chat with a friend who recently had a stent installed and is now on a regular...
Sep 21, 2018 3:53pm
Here is a fascinating response to our September 2 solution to the August 10 Minimally Prolonged PT...
Sep 11, 2018 7:04pm
Oct 2, 2018 6:31am
The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute agree that the lupus anticoagulant (LAC ) test profile should employ two testing platforms, and both recommend, among other choices, an assay based upon the dilute Russell viper venom time (DRVVT ) and a second assay based on the PTT.
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Oct 2, 2018 6:05am
Our September, 2018 Quick Question was a quiz with one correct answer addressing our knowledge of the coagulation cascade: Which coagulation factor is the first activated in the extrinsic pathway? With 144 responding, the answers were: Factor XII: 16 (11%) Factor IX: 9 (6%) Factor VII: 105 (73%) Prothrombin: 14 (10%)
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Sep 21, 2018 3:53pm
I (Geo) just had a chat with a friend who recently had a stent installed and is now on a regular regimen of aspirin, 81 mg/day, and Brillinta, 90 mg/twice a day. He reports no
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Sep 11, 2018 7:04pm
Here is a fascinating response to our September 2 solution to the August 10 Minimally Prolonged PT discussion, from Dimitrios Liapis MSc, Vascular Research Private Medical Center, Athens, Greece.
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