hypercoagulable state


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hypercoagulable state

Hypercoagulability, thrombophilia Hematology A condition in which there is an abnormal ↑ in clotting Workup PT, PTT, fibrinogen, anticardiolipin antibodies, APC resistance, factor V Leiden, prothrombin G20210A polymorphism, defects in homocysteine metabolism, protein C, protein S, AT III. See Coagulation, Hereditary thrombophilia, Hypercoagulable state profile.
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The pathogenesis of the hypercoagulable state of malignancy involves multiple factors (3).
Due to the subclinical inflammation leading to a hypercoagulable state, we recommend searching for thrombophilia and giving appropriate anticoagulant prophylaxis during the course of pregnancy.
6%) Table 2 Patient Risk Factors for VTE DVT Risk # Patients Hypercoagulable state 0 History of VTE 1 Prolonged immpbility/paralysis 0 Acute MI 1 Central venous access 0 Inflammatory bowel disease 0 Nephrotic syndrone 0 Heart failure/pericarditis 0 History of malignancy 1 Hormonal replacement therapy 3 Immobilizing splint/cast 0 Oral contraceptive use 20 Prior stroke 1 Family history 11
Patients who survive the acute phase of trauma will evolve back to a hypercoagulable state rapidly.
Thrombin formation has a key role in the hypercoagulable state of malignancies.
However, excess thrombin generation persists in stable patients for up to 12 months beyond the acute presentation of ACS, suggesting a persistent hypercoagulable state.
Second, chronic infection leads to a hypercoagulable state with increases in fibrinogen and white blood cell counts along with platelet aggregation mediated by bacteria such as P.
17) HIV patients also have a higher incidence of the lupus anticoagulant and antiphospholipid antibodies than the general population, which may contribute to a hypercoagulable state.
There are also factors relating to a hypercoagulable state, which in this patient could be numerous.
These are extremely rare complications of pregnancy that can happen as a result of the severe hypertension from preeclampsia, the hypercoagulable state induced by pregnancy itself, or other causes," Dr.
Pharmacological thromboprophylaxis should be added for patients in higher-risk groups, including those with prior venous thromboembolism, hypercoagulable state or age over 60 years old.