thromboplastic


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Related to thromboplastic: thromboplastin, Trophoblastic disease

thromboplastic

 [throm″bo-plas´tik]
causing or accelerating clot formation in the blood.

thromboplastic

(thrŏm′bō-plăs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Causing or promoting blood clotting: a thromboplastic protein.
2. Of or relating to thromboplastin.

throm′bo·plas′ti·cal·ly adv.
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Massive intravascular hemolysis with the release of thromboplastic substances is a well-known trigger mechanism for diffuse intravascular coagulation (DIC) (3).
Furthermore, serum protein electrophoresis showed a polyclonal gamma band, and the patient's prothrombin time and activated partial thromboplastic time (aPTT) as well as her complement 3 (C3) and C4 levels were normal.
Characteristics of Fibrinogen Reagents Manufacturer Reagent Brand Name Dade Behring Corporation, Fibrinogen Determination Deerfield, Illinois Innovin Multifibren Thromboplastic C Plus Thromborel S Diagnostica Stago Incorporated, Diagnostica Stago Parsippany, New Jersey Fisher HealthCare, Houston, Texas Fibrinogen Assay Instrumentation Laboratory, Fibrinogen C Bedford, Massachusetts HemosIL PT-Fib HemosIL PT-Fib HS HemosIL PT-Fib HS Plus HemosIL PT-Fib Recombinant HemosIL Recombiplastin HemosIL Recombiplastin 2G QFA Thrombin Trinity Biotech, Bray, Ireland Fibrinogen Kit Fibriquick MDA Fibriquick Reagent Manufacturer Reagent Type No.
In acute DIC there is a massive generation of thromboplastic material, as well as a consumption of haemostatic elements.
Research suggests that dissemination of intravascular coagulation may occur "as a result of the release of thromboplastic material or infarction due to emboli from the dead twin." Additionally blood pressure instability or severe hypotension after the death of the co-twin might produce brain lesions in the survivor, Dr.