what is fibrin

10 Essentials About Fibrin

Fibrin is a strong insoluble protein produced by the body in response to bleeding. Whenever tissue damage (wound) results in bleeding, a soluble protein found in blood plasma called fibrinogen becomes converted into fibrin molecules by the action of a clotting enzyme called thrombin. The fibrin molecules combine together to form long fibrous chains that … Continue reading “10 Essentials About Fibrin”

megakaryocytes definition

10 Megakaryocyte Facts

Bleeding stops due to blood clotting. Clotting occurs when various proteins and other factors recreate fibers in the skin to stop the bleeding and restore the skin tissues broken or injured. Platelets, a component of our blood, are primarily responsible for blood clotting. However, to what should we be thankful for that we have platelets … Continue reading “10 Megakaryocyte Facts”

wound care treatment

10 Steps of Wound Care

A wound is caused by skin breakdown or trauma resulting to physical damage or injury on the body of a person. This damage can lead to excessive loss of blood. The injury may be superficial on the skin but sometimes it can be very deep. In this case, the flesh of the body is damaged. … Continue reading “10 Steps of Wound Care”

blood clot in leg

10 Signs of Blood Clot in Leg

Normal functioning of the body includes proper response to blood vessel injury where a series of mechanisms result to the formation of blood clots on the surface of the damaged blood vessel. This process is initiated by a blood component called platelets. However, unnecessary blood clot formations can happen inside blood vessels due to certain … Continue reading “10 Signs of Blood Clot in Leg”