thromboelastography

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thromboelastography

(throm″bō-ĕ-las-tog′ră-fē) [ thrombo- + elasto- + -graphy]
A technique that evaluates the ability of whole blood to coagulate. The technique measures the time it takes for blood to clot, and the firmness or shear strength of the clot. It is used, e.g., to identify the presence of hypercoagulable diseases.
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A novel fifteen minute test for assessment of individual time-dependent clotting responses to aspirin and clopidogrel using modified thrombelastography.
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Cost reduction of perioperative coagulation management in cardiac surgery: value of 'bedside' thrombelastography (ROTEM).
Rapid thrombelastography delivers real-time results that predict transfusion within 1 hour of admission.
In normal controls, both age and gender affect coagulability as measured by thrombelastography.
Tailoring haemostatic treatment to patient requirements - an update on monitoring haemostatic response using thrombelastography.
Gender and responses to aspirin and clopidogrel: insights using short thrombelastography.
Diagnosis of early coagulation abnormalities in trauma patients by rotation thrombelastography.
Infection and hemostasis in decompensated cirrhosis: a prospective study using thrombelastography.