dilutional coagulopathy


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dilutional coagulopathy

A coagulopathy evoked by massive transfusion, resulting in factor V and VIII deficiency, and quantitative and/or qualitative platelet defects Management Administer 4-6 units of platelets and 1-2 units of plasma for each 15 units of RBCs

dilutional coagulopathy

Depletion of clotting factors that results from major hemorrhage followed by massive transfusion with red blood cells.
See also: coagulopathy
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They also reported an association between albumin transfusion and coagulopathy, although their study was not able to differentiate between dilutional coagulopathy and an effect directly attributable to albumin itself.
Beglin experienced dilutional coagulopathy and more blood loss.
Packed red cells in acute blood loss: dilutional coagulopathy as a cause of surgical bleeding.