Lee-White method


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Lee-White meth·od

(lē hwīt),
a method for determining coagulation time of venous blood in tubes of standard bore at body temperature.

Lee-White method

Etymology: Roger I. Lee, American physician, b. 1881; Paul D. White, American physician, 1886-1973; Gk, meta, beyond, hodos, way
a method of determining the length of time required for a clot to form in a test tube of venous blood. It is not specific for any coagulation disorder but is often used to monitor coagulation during heparin therapy. Because normal values and precise methodology vary, instructions are provided by most laboratories. See also clotting time.

Lee,

Roger I., U.S. physician, 1881–.
Lee-White method - a method for determining coagulation time of venous blood in tubes of standard bore at body temperature.

White,

Paul Dudley, U.S. cardiologist, 1886-1973.
Bland-White-Garland syndrome - see under Bland-E
Lee-White method - see under Lee, Roger I
McGinn-White sign - see under McGinn, Sylvester
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome - see under Wolff, Louis