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What are the factors that affect hemostasis

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Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Not used : It is often not used but it can be quite expensive.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Abn platelet fnctn: Hereditary platelet function disorders disorders of platelet adhesion disorders of platelet aggregation disorders of platelet secretion disorders ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Robinson
20 years experience Pulmonology
Blame your parents: Age, race, sex and smoking/ exposures all will determine lung function after the age of 25. If healthy, your total lung capacity is determined by you ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Numerous: Cardiac output is determined by the product of heart rate and a stroke volume (the amount of blood ejected with each heartbeat). Stroke volume is aff ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac output: In strict physiologic terms, cardiac output is determined by something called stroke volume and heart rate. Heart rate is self-explanatory. Stroke vol ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
4 main: Smoking, alcohol, exercise, diabetes are the main factors influencing HDL concentration.
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Obesity: Smoking, high salt diet, kidney disease etc. Eat healthy, exercise regularly and maintain a healthy weight to minimize risk of hypertension.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Hydrocephalus: Classic is hydrocephalus, which can be obstructive or communicating, and both can cause ventricular enlargement. Pseudo tumor cerebri affects brain d ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Too many: There are many diseases that directly or indirectly affect the limbic system. Too many to name in this short space. It might be better to describe t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jean Jeudy
16 years experience Radiology
Primary vs secondary: Cardiac tumors are rare to start Secondary tumors or metastases from a separate cancer are the most common cancer to go to heart (Lung cancer & ly ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
CO: Carbon monoxide is the most dangerous.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Complex Question!: What is it that you are trying to get at? There are many, many cancer treatments that we use(over 100+) and then there are all kinds of cells in the b ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Brain stem mechanism: In the brainstem, 4th ventricular receptors sense levels of oxygen and carbon dioxide and via auto regulation, blood flow and respiratory rate are adj ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sidney Vinson
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots: Viral hepatitis, diabetes, autoimmune disease, heart disease, cancers, medications, and alcohol all can affect the liver. (to name a few).
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Structural, function: Many problems involve abnormal location of the placenta (too low, too deep in uterine wall). Other less common ones are due to abnormal structure (eg, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Baxi
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Iodine deficiency: But more commonly in the us, it is just an autoimmune process. Our body attacking itself. (hashimotos).
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
See below: COPD Asthma lung cancer lung nodules infections interstitial lung disease
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Summary: MS is an autoimmune disorder which affects, brain, spinal cord, and eyes. The most common type is relapsing/remitting, but also primary progressive, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Gibson
40 years experience Family Medicine
Many factors for BP: Factors affecting your blood pressure that you can change; Body weight Salt or sodium intake smoking excess alcohol certain drugs (cocaine, met ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Fine motor control: Problems of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, muscles, or joints may all decrease fine motor control. The difficulty in speaking, eating, and ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Many Risk Factors: Many risk factors can augment the effects of pressure on the skin. Any factor that lowers the perfusion of blood to an affected area, for example, wil ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Several: Age, family history and genetics, but 70-90% of the influence is obesity. Stress, steroids, illness, infection also increase Insulin resistance.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
28 years experience Internal Medicine
CKD & homestasis: Kidney maintains body homeostasis by various ways, such as excreting metabolic waste, synthesis of hormones, vitamins & maintaining bone health. I ... Read More

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