Latest Coagulation Stories
Fifteen years ago, a hematologist came to Dianna Milewicz, M.D., Ph.D., with a puzzle: Multiple generations of an East Texas family suffered from a moderately severe bleeding disorder, but it wasn’t hemophilia.
Prothrombin complex concentrates (PCCs) are faster and more effective than fresh frozen plasma at reversing hemorrhage caused by the anti-coagulant warfarin, despite plasma being the most commonly used therapy.
Controlled by an infrared laser, gold nanoparticles can now be used to turn blood clotting on and off - a useful tool for doctors who are trying to control clotting during surgery.
Researchers have designed tiny, light-controlled gold particles that can release DNA controls to switch blood clotting off and on.
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- To fire mitraille at.