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10 Significant Clotting Factors

The process of hemostasis is made up of different mechanisms, all with the same objective; to prevent excessive blood loss and promote healing, maintaining an equilibrium. A brief overview on the mechanism of hemostasis in response to disturbance in the vascular endothelium: When the endothelium is ‘provoked,’ it reacts by activating a series of reactions … Continue reading “10 Significant Clotting Factors”

coagulopathy definition

10 Essentials About Coagulopathy

Under normal circumstances, bleeding after an injury stops after some time due to the clotting process called coagulation. The clotting process is interplay of various proteins in the blood called clotting factors (i.e. coagulation factors). And when clotting fails, serious consequences follow. Coagulopathy Definition Coagulopathy is a condition in which the blood’s ability to clot … Continue reading “10 Essentials About Coagulopathy”