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Intrinsic vs. extrinsic pathways by pathologystudent Posted Tue 04 Feb 2014 2:05am One of the most confusing things about coagulation (until someone explains it to you) is the idea of the intrinsic and extrinsic arms of the coagulation cascade, and the way they interact during coagulation in the body. How come you have two arms, anyway? Can you just use one or the other ? How does the body decide which one to use? ... Read on »
Liver Function Tests by rickisjourney Posted Tue 28 Sep 2010 12:00am Just something you should be aware of... when all those doctors are talking about your LFT's and Liver enzymes... this is what they are talking about. For us liver transplant patients, we hear it a lot! Liver Function Tests a Simple FactSheet from the AIDS Treatment Data Network ||||| What are L ... Read on »
Aarkstore enterprise---Hematology Analyzer Instrumentation and Reagent Markets by neel Posted Wed 27 Oct 2010 1:02am Table of Contents : 1. Overview 7 1.1 Objectives of the Report 7 1.2 Methodology 8 1.3 Scope of the Report 8 1.4 Executive Summary 9 2 IVD Clinical Hematology Analyzer Market 11 2.1 Introduction 11 2.2 Key Product Segments 17 2.2.1 Hematology and Associates Instruments 17 Hematology Analyzers 17 ... Read on »
Hematology Analyzer Instrumentation and Reagent Markets --- Aarkstore Enterprise by aarks222 Posted Tue 23 Nov 2010 5:04am Clinical hematology analyzer analysis is one of the oldest and most important sectors of clinical laboratory analysis. The hematology instrument and reagent market is centered around a group of instruments called hematology analyzers. The term clinical hematology analyzer usually refers to an automated instrument for determining the presence, ... Read on »
LIVER CARE FOUNDATION , NEW DELHI by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 11:34pm About the Liver The Liver is an organ on the right side of the body weighing about 1.5Kg. It is distinctly the largest and a key organ of a human body, characterized by its muddy red colour. It is strategically the first port of entry from the process of digestion before nutrients leave for the rest of the body. It is the only organ in the hum ... Read on »
Coagulation tests in 400 words or less by pathologystudent Posted Thu 03 Feb 2011 1:13am Making a blood clot involves three steps 1. blood vessel constriction 2. platelet plug formation, and 3. fibrin formation (also called coagulation). There are lab tests that evaluate steps 2 and 3 (nobody talks much about poor step 1). Let’s look at the main tests that are used to evaluate step 3. If you think back to the ba ... Read on »
How do you diagnose hemophilia? by pathologystudent Posted Thu 11 Feb 2010 8:36am Q. In one of my other courses, the professor was discussing hemophilia. He states that the prothrombin time (PT) is normal, the partial thromboplastin time (PTT) is abnormal, the bleeding time is normal, and patients will not have petechiae. I was wondering how there can be no petechiae and a normal bleeding time in a patient with hemoph ... Read on »
Coag tests in DIC by pathologystudent Posted Fri 24 Jun 2011 5:46pm   Q. I had some confusion on why the PT, PTT, and TT are prolonged in disseminated intravascular coagulation.   Intuitively I thought they might be shorter because everything is already present and turned on due to the constant state of coagulation, but the only way I can think it might be prolonged would be that are the factors bein ... Read on »
How come the PT is normal in TTP? by pathologystudent Posted Thu 07 Apr 2011 6:00am   Q. How come the PT and PTT are not increased in TTP and HUS? You have clots all over, so why don’t the coag tests go up like they do in DIC? A. Great question! Bear with me…lots of acronyms coming up. In disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), the coagulation system is activated (for many different possible reasons). ... Read on »
Super Bowl Start Time 2013: Baltimore Ravens Vs the San Francisco 49ers LIVE STREAM ON Sunday February 3, 2013 time: 6:30 EST by aaronxxx Posted Sun 03 Feb 2013 4:15pm Baltimore Ravens vs San Francisco 49ers LIVE STREAM NFL Free Score Sunday, February 3, 2013 time: 6:30 EST / 5:30 CST: Preview, Analysis and Predictions for Super Bowl XLVII CLICK HERE TO WATCH NFL FINAL LIVE STREAM In what has all the makings of a defensive battle, the NFL will crown a champion today in Super Bowl XLVII. The San Fra ... Read on »