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”

dic disseminated intravascular coagulation

10 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Facts

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) 1. Causes/Risk factors. Before we proceed to the causes and risk factors, let us define what is DIC. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (abbreviated as DIC), is an acquired hematological disorder characterized by the abnormal clotting of blood where fibrin formation causes micro vascular thrombi in selected organs. This disorder is known to influence the … Continue reading “10 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Facts”

what is fibrin

10 Essentials About Fibrin

Fibrin is a strong insoluble protein produced by our body in response to bleeding. Whenever a tissue damage results in bleeding, at the site of the wound, 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 … Continue reading “10 Essentials About Fibrin”

inr test

10 INR Test Facts

The human body is an integration of complex system of tissues, each with a definite function. Normally, the body has a certain mechanism in store to defend various delicate body organs in case of an attack or damage. The involvement of antibodies in the immune system, self-healing processes, and coagulation, among others, are some of … Continue reading “10 INR Test Facts”