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Here is a follow-up on yesterday's (July 23, 2019) case study describing chronically elevated D-...
Jul 24, 2019 6:14am
George draws your attention to our June 27, 2019 entry describing venous thoracic outlet syndrome...
Jul 24, 2019 5:59am
Dear George, I am a 42 year old African American women in fairly good health. I am obese and I live...
Jul 23, 2019 12:09pm
Ning Tang writes, Dear George, In China, a categary of hemostatic agents from snake venom named "...
Jul 22, 2019 6:32am
Jul 24, 2019 6:14am
Here is a follow-up on yesterday's (July 23, 2019) case study describing chronically elevated D-dimer. Our correspondent has graciously offered her permission to post her message (anonymously, of course).
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Jul 24, 2019 5:59am
George draws your attention to our June 27, 2019 entry describing venous thoracic outlet syndrome afflicting an athletic friend. Our frequent contributor and hemostasis scholar Dr.
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Jul 23, 2019 12:09pm
Dear George, I am a 42 year old African American women in fairly good health. I am obese and I live a partly active life. I went to the emergency room back in January of this year for chest pain and palpitations. While there they did a D-dimer test and a chest CT scan. I was told that my CT scan was normal but some lung nodules were noticed and my D-dimer was elevated. I was told to follow up with my doctor.
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Jul 22, 2019 6:32am
Ning Tang writes, Dear George, In China, a categary of hemostatic agents from snake venom named "Haemocoagulase" are widely used, basically they are the generic drugs of Reptilase®, which is produced by a Swiss company. We find that intravenous injection of this drug can cause severe hyperfibrinolysis and hypofibrinogenemia. It seems that Reptilase has been withdrawm from many western countries, do you know the reason? Whether is it due to some side effects? Looking forward to your reply.
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