hypercoagulable


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hypercoagulable

(ˌhaɪpəkəʊˈæɡjʊləbəl)
adj
(Medicine) med related to excessive coagulation of the blood or blood clots
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These metabolic factors lead to a hypercoagulable, hypoxaemic and inflammatory state, increasing the risk for cardiac morbidity and mortality.
1] Trauma, atherosclerotic plaque thrombosis, external compression, hypercoagulable states, and oral contraceptives are other reasons of ischemia.
Furthermore, the coexistence of HHT and/or PFO with inherited hypercoagulable states may identify subjects at higher risk for paradoxical embolism.
Regarding the possible cause of VTE in ovarian cancer patients, it is well-known that large tumors and/or massive ascites may compress the intrapelvic veins, causing a hypercoagulable state and increasing the risk of DVT even before surgery.
sup][1] To date, the diagnosis in clinical practice is possible by excluding the other conditions that may cause ischemic colitis including inflammatory bowel disease, atrial fibrillation, valvular heart disease, and hypercoagulable conditions.
Had this particular case been available for discussion at the University of Texas Medical Branch's Department of Pathology's Coagulation Diagnostic Management Team, attended daily by 4 coagulation-knowledgeable physicians and trainees who would have focused completely on the patient's arteries, his likely hypercoagulable state, and the selection of his antiplatelet and anticoagulant medications, a highly informative and complete DMA could have been performed within 1 to 2 days of death.
Risk factors may include: advanced age, prolonged immobilisation, hypercoagulable conditions, history of venous or arterial thrombosis, use of estrogens, indwelling vascular catheters, hyperviscosity, and cardiovascular risk factors.
It is classically associated with end-stage renal disease, hyperparathyroidism, a variety of hypercoagulable states, diabetes, and/or obesity.
Although the incidence of OVT outside the postpartum period is not known, there are several conditions associated with OVT, including pelvic inflammatory disease, inflammatory bowel disease, underlying malignancy, sepsis, hypercoagulable state, and recent pelvic or abdominal surgery.
Hypercoagulable states in primary upper-extremity deep vein thrombosis.
Thrombophilias are hypercoagulable states, hereditary or acquired (Konecny 2009).