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Decrease in prothrombin time can lead to what?

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Dr. Steven Eisenberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology

In brief: Repeat test.

A shortened clotting time that does not appear to reflect technical error has been associated with an increased risk of thrombosis, recurrent thrombosis, recurrent miscarriage, or bleeding, and may increase the risk of thrombosis associated with other common thrombotic risk factors (eg, factor v leiden, obesity, increased levels of d-dimer).

In brief: Repeat test.

A shortened clotting time that does not appear to reflect technical error has been associated with an increased risk of thrombosis, recurrent thrombosis, recurrent miscarriage, or bleeding, and may increase the risk of thrombosis associated with other common thrombotic risk factors (eg, factor v leiden, obesity, increased levels of d-dimer).
Dr. Steven Eisenberg
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