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بایگانی/آرشیو برچسب ها : blood clotting

Platelet Count

Platelets Platelets are a blood component made in the bone marrow necessary for normal blood clotting. When injury occurs, platelets will clump (aggregate) at the site, which forms a blood clot and stops the bleeding. The total number of platelets that are in a specific volume of blood can be counted. This test is done on people who are having …

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Total parenteral nutrition – TPN

Total parenteral nutrition (TPN) A look at TPN TPN is a highly concentrated, hypertonic nutrient solution administered by way of an infusion pump through a large central vein. For patients with high caloric and nutritional needs due to illness or injury, TPN provides crucial calories, restores nitrogen balance, and replaces essential fluids, vitamins, electrolytes, minerals, and trace elements. TPN also …

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D-Dimer

  D-dimer D-dimer is made up of fibrin, a blood component necessary for normal blood clotting. Blood clots are normally broken down by plasmin, which causes D-dimer levels to increase in the blood. High blood levels of D-dimer are mainly used to diagnose DIC (disseminated intravascular coagulation), DVT (deep vein thrombosis), pulmonary embolism, cancer, or sickle cell anemia. D-dimer is …

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