clotting factor

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This bleeding can be severe or even life-threatening, especially in carriers with very low clotting factor levels.
Current treatment is replacement of the missing blood clotting factor by transfusing commercially prepared factor concentrates.
Additionally, the presence of specific inhibitors, commonly targeting factor VIII, can cause clotting factor degradation.
If his prothrombin time and partial thromboplastin time are abnormal, fresh frozen plasma may help correct a clotting factor deficiency.
is a specialty infusion pharmacy, serving clients who require clotting factor, IVIg and other medications for complex chronic conditions.
The missing clotting factor is injected into the bloodstream using a needle.
Infusing a crystalloid solution (normal saline or lactated Ringer's solution) or stored packed red blood cells without clotting factors into a hemorrhaging patient will dilute the clotting factors and can actually make the patient more coagulopathic.
FFP thawed at high temperatures may denature clotting factors but no study has addressed the postulate of clotting factor activation in FFP thawed at high temperatures.
Consequently, military trauma teams have turned their focus to aggressively replacing clotting factors with FFP, cryoprecipitate, and, when necessary, recombinant activated clotting factor VII (rF-VIIa) early in resuscitation.
In its bite, the tiger keelback delivers slow-acting salivary toxins, which disable a clotting factor in the blood of its victims.
Several patients continued to use less clotting factor after combination therapy stopped.
By all accounts, this represents a dramatic reduction in the amount of reimbursement that provides for blood clotting factor and a few ancillary supplies.
In 2001, Medicare's outpatient expenditures for blood clotting factor used to treat the estimated 1,100 beneficiaries with hemophilia totaled about $105 million, or more than 2 percent of total Medicare spending on outpatient drugs.
This project will determine whether blood clotting factor homologues are expressed in fiber type-specific muscle exposed to the atrophy of simulated microgravity.
Gene therapy appears to partially correct hemophilia in dogs while avoiding an immune reaction that can destroy the life-saving replacement clotting factor used to treat the disease.