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Doctor insights on: Thrombin Clotting Time

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High platelets and clotting time related?

High platelets and clotting time related?

HIGH PLATLET COUNT: In people with high platlet count there is incidents of increased clotting and one may develope clots in brain causing stroke, headache or dizziness, clots in hands and feet, but they can happen anywhere in body. ...Read more

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Why bleeding time is shorter than clotting time?

Why bleeding time is shorter than clotting time?

Platelets: The old clotting time tests only the coagulation factors, which tend to act more slowly. The bleeding time tests platelets, your circulating band-aids, which are there for small nicks. Reference ranges differ but results in individual patients depend on what's going on. ...Read more

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Why bleeding time is smaller than clotting time ?

Why bleeding time is smaller than clotting time ?

Bleeding & Clotting : The tests measure different aspects of your blood homeostatic system. The bleeding time measures the ability to form a platelet plug, which is usually fast. No clot has formed yet. The clotting times measure different "arms" of your clotting cascade - times to actually form a clot, and that takes longer than the primary platelet plug i referred to previously. ...Read more

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What aspect of homeostasis does clotting time assess?

What aspect of homeostasis does clotting time assess?

Thrombin formation: Bleeding time mainly assesses the time it takes for prothrombin to be converted to thrombin. Thrombin converts fibrinogen into fibrin which is essential in clot formation. ...Read more

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High platelets and clotting time related?

HIGH PLATLET COUNT: In people with high platlet count there is incidents of increased clotting and one may develope clots in brain causing stroke, headache or dizziness, clots in hands and feet, but they can happen anywhere in body. ...Read more

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What do these tests do: clotting time, bleeding time, prothrombin time?

What do these tests do: clotting time, bleeding time, prothrombin time?

Screen: These are various assays to look for problems with the platelets (especially bleeding time) and some of the clotting factors (prothrombin time, the old-fashioned clotting time). Good luck with your workup. ...Read more

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How bleeding time and clotting time is affected during dic?

How bleeding time and clotting time is affected during dic?

Easy way to do: Before surgery you will have preop clearance they will check all these things, will not do surgery unless these number under control. ...Read more