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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According to the physician's discretion, platelet aggregation inhibition tests were performed by modified thromboelastography (mTEG, Haemonetics Corp.
Thromboelastography predicts risks of obstetric complication occurrence in (hypo) dysfibrinogenemia patients under non-pregnant state.
Thromboelastography enables both coagulation rate and the effects of antiplatelet therapy to be assessed using one device.
As such, physicians are increasingly using thromboelastography (TEG) and ROTEM-guided protocols to help manage hemostatic derangement outside of the traditional areas.
Recently thromboelastography (TEG) has been suggested as an additional means of evaluating coagulation in a trauma patient12.
Coagulation was monitored using thromboelastography (TEG) and standard laboratory tests included International Normalized Ratio (INR), activated Partial Thromboplastin Time (aPTT), Prothrombin Time (PT), and fibrinogen concentration.
Recently, thromboelastography (TEG), which measures the viscoelastic properties of blood, has been used clinically in mammalian species to diagnose and characterize hemostatic disorders.
Title: Tranexamic Acid and Thromboelastography in a Revision of Total Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery
Sequential coagulation profiles and thromboelastography were used to guide transfusion.