factor XII

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  • noun

Synonyms for factor XII

coagulation factor whose deficiency results in prolongation of clotting time of venous blood

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described a study of samples of plasma from nine HAE patients experiencing an attack in ViroPharma/Lev's Phase 3 CHANGE (C1 inhibitor in Hereditary Angioedema Nanofiltration Generation evaluating Efficacy) trial; -- Samples of plasma were obtained from nine HAE patients at baseline, during an attack of swelling, and at one, four and 12 hours after termination of an infusion of C1 inhibitor; -- Factor XIIa, kallikrein and plasmin were each measured by cleavage of specific synthetic substrates; these parameters were reassessed after treatment of episodes of swelling with intravenous C1 inhibitor.