anticlotting

anticlotting

(ˌæntɪˈklɒtɪŋ)
adj
of a nature that prevents blood clotting
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The enhanced clotting profile of pregnancy is based on greater circulating concentrations of clotting factors, an impeded anticlotting mechanism based on activated protein C resistance and inhibition of fibrinolysis as a result of placental production of plasminogen activator inhibitor (PAI-2).
It is inevitable to perform open surgery and not TURP, as the tissue that remains after the later procedure can create problems postoperatively pertaining to the actual anatomy of the urinary tract especially the urethra and these aged individuals are on anticlotting medication, though the medicine was stopped few days before surgery.
Some hospitals that aren't capable of doing thrombectomies say they can first give an anticlotting drug called tPA, and, if it isn't enough, quickly transfer patients to a comprehensive center for a thrombectomy.
Sadly, up to 25 percent of them will suffer another clot, even with anticlotting medications such as aspirin or clopidogrel (Plavix).
The balance between clotting and anticlotting factors becomes disrupted, predisposing the blood to clotting.
Last year we told of how a new mum died at North Middlesex after staff allegedly failed to give her anticlotting medication following the birth of her child.
Anticlotting therapies are therefore the cornerstone of managing acute coronary syndromes.
About 3 mL were transferred to tubes containing the anticlotting EDTA, for further analysis for red blood cells (RBC), hematocrit (Htc), hemoglobin (Hb) concentration, mean corpuscular volume (MCV), mean corpuscular hemoglobin (MCH) and mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration (MCHC) in a Coulter T-890 device (Beckman Coulter, Florida, USA).
The patients did well with supportive care and reinstitution of anticlotting agents was well tolerated.
Regardless, we administered anticlotting agents before donor death and after tissue harvesting to prevent the blood clot formation as previously described.[sup][1],[19],[45] During prolonged culturing, VBs likely compromise the processing of nutrients through the EP channels,[sup][46] resulting in decreased biosynthetic activity.