thromboembolic state

thromboembolic state

Hematology A state that may induce coagulation–prolonged bedrest without ambulation or physical therapy, dehydration, poor positioning–eg, crossing legs, and prolonged use of an IV catheter. See Migratory thromboembolism, Thromboembolism.
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Thromboembolic states have also been attributed to the mutations in various clotting factors with ABO types having associations with these mutations.