Platelet Aggregation Test

10 Platelet Aggregation Test Facts

Platelet Aggregation Definition What is platelet aggregation to begin with? To have a better understanding of the procedure, we have to first define platelet aggregation. It involves the clumping together of platelets (platelet-to-platelet adhesion) in the blood. It is part of a series of events necessary for effective hemostasis that leads to the formation of … Continue reading “10 Platelet Aggregation Test Facts”

dic disseminated intravascular coagulation

10 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Facts

Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Before we proceed, let us first 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 development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS). 1. … Continue reading “10 Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC) Facts”