*  Intracoronary Thrombus and Platelet Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa Receptor Blockade With Tirofiban in Unstable Angina or Non-Q-Wave...
5 6 Blood markers of platelet activity and fibrin generation are usually increased.7 8 Antithrombotic therapy is effective to ... The clinical, ECG, and angiographic characteristics of tirofiban plus heparin and heparin alone were compared by χ2 test for ... The effects of tissue plasminogen activator, streptokinase, or both on coronary-artery patency, ventricular function, and ... Platelet adhesion, activation, and aggregation play a critical role in initiating steps in the pathogenesis of platelet-rich ...
  http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/100/15/1609
*  Multiple electrode aggregometry - Wikipedia
... is a test of platelet function in whole blood. The test can be used to diagnose platelet disorders, monitor antiplatelet ... and is the best overall measure of platelet activity. Adenosine diphosphate (ADP) is a platelet agonist. When it is added to ... The ASA Reagent is used as a quality control in the platelet function testing with Multiplate, allowing the assessment of ... This reagent is used as a quality control in Multiplate platelet function testing. The GPIIb/IIIa antagonist blocks the binding ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiple_electrode_aggregometry
*  Effects of Physical (In)activity on Platelet Function
B. Harrison and M. Lordkipanidzé, "Clinical tests of platelet function," in Platelets, A. D. Michelson, Ed., 2012. View at ... "Platelet activity, sensitivity to agonist, and platelet-leukocyte conjugate formation after long-term exercise," Platelets, vol ... W. K. Drygas, "Changes in blood platelet function, coagulation, and fibrinolytic activity in response to moderate, exhaustive, ... Effects of Physical (In)activity on Platelet Function. Stefan Heber and Ivo Volf ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2015/165078/ref/
*  Flashcards - drugs
Monitor CBC, platelet count, serum renal/hepatic function tests, Hgb, daily bowel activity, ... Monitor hepatic function tests. Monitor daily pattern of bowel activity, stool consistency. Check for myalgia, arthralgia, ... Monitor hepatic function tests, CPK.*Pt. Teaching: • Follow special diet (important part of treatment). • Periodic lab tests ... Monitor hepatic function tests.*Patient Teaching: • Follow special diet (important part of treatment). • Periodic lab tests are ...
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*  Patent US7534620 - Method and device for monitoring platelet function - Google Patents
The flow and composition change in response to the formation of a platelet mass in the passageway. Devices, articles, and kits ... and monitoring the flow or composition of the blood in the passageway to detect the platelet mass. ... the body of the mammal through a passageway to contact an obstruction or irregularity in the passageway to generate a platelet ... The invention provides a method of monitoring platelet function in a mammal by passing blood removed from ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US7534620?dq=5,241,671
*  The Inhibition of Platelet Antiaggregating Activity of Clopidogrel by Atorvastatin Detected by Erythromycin Breath Test: a...
Blood samples will also be obtained to assess platelet function. The criteria for exclusion are patient refusal or inability to ... The Inhibition of Platelet Antiaggregating Activity of Clopidogrel by Atorvastatin Detected by Erythromycin Breath Test: a ... A new test called the erythromycin breath test will be administered to you three times during the study to measure how your ... Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors. Anticholesteremic Agents. Hypolipidemic Agents. Antimetabolites. Molecular Mechanisms of ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00004564?recr=Open&cond=%22Platelet+Aggregation+Inhibitors%22&rank=15
*  Thrombocyte Activity Reassessment and GEnoTyping for PCI(TARGET-PCI) - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
... algorithm for guided antiplatelet therapy integrating genotyping and platelet function testing.. *Utilizing Patient ... Physicians will be blinded to genotyping and platelet function results for subjects randomized to the standard therapy group ... Platelet Reactivity, Verify Now [ Time Frame: 6 months ]. To determine the stability of platelet reactivity over time as ... Platelet Mapping and Ischemic Event [ Time Frame: 6 months ]. To determine a relation between platelet mapping results and ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01177592
*  A Study of the Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Safety of ARC1779 Injection in Patients With Von Willebrand Disease Type...
... platelet function analyzer (PFA-100®) closure time, bleeding time (BT), VWF multimer test, VWF: platelet-binding (VWF:PB) ... platelet count, concentration of VWF antigen (VWF:Ag), VWF ristocetin cofactor activity (VWF:RCo), Factor VIII (FVIII) activity ... activity, etc.). *Thrombocytopenia (defined as a platelet count , 100 per nL on at least 2 occasions within the month preceding ... To evaluate the effect of ARC1779 Injection on platelet counts in vWD-2B patients who have thrombocytopenia at baseline. [ Time ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/record/NCT00694785
*  The Significance of Elevated Clotting Factor VIII
... platelet function tests, platelet count, activated clotting time and fibrinogen test. ... Another test which can also indicate the activity of this clotting factor is the partial thromboplastin time (PTT). Other tests ... A blood test for the assay of clotting factor VIII is frequently done to measure its activity inside the body. Blood is taken ... These different clotting factors function by following a pattern known as the coagulation cascade. Each factor plays different ...
  https://www.brighthub.com/science/medical/articles/75279.aspx
*  Refractoriness legal definition of refractoriness
Platelet function testing: auditing local practice and broader implications. Sexual refractoriness and the locomotion effects ... whereas others warn of the dangers related to loss of platelet activity because of over-handling and refractoriness.. ... Single-donor platelets are indicated for patients where allo-immunisation and refractoriness have occurred.. Bleeding in ...
  http://legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/refractoriness
*  Magazine Archives - Page 4 of 161 - Minority Nurse
... the ENT guys order more platelets and some liver function tests. Her blood pressure has been stable. I finish my computerized ... 2:40 am: As I've now become to feel quite possessive of patient #1's platelet activity, I feel like celebrating as her number ... Before leaving the room, I do a platelet check.. 4:30 am: Platelets are done. Will this shift ever end? Whatever could go wrong ... The platelets have yet to be delivered, and no one has even called from the blood bank to say, "Come and get them," or even ...
  http://minoritynurse.com/category/magazine/page/4/
*  4 u1.0-b978-1-4160-4224-2..50040-5..docpdf - English
... test is of little clinical use in function diagnosing abruption Whole blood clotting time Platelet function Clot formation: 4-8 ... most sensitive test degradation products Euglobulin clot lysis time Fibrinolytic activity None in 2 hr Difficult to interpret ... Platelet concentrate 35-60 Platelets; small amounts of fibrinogen; ↑ Platelet count approximately 8000/mm3 factors V, VIII RBCs ... Although studies addressing this frozen plasma and platelets). The coagulation tests most frequentlyissue have found no ...
  https://www.slideshare.net/AimmyKhumpuangdee/4-u10b9781416042242500405docpdf
*  Patent US20020028517 - Novel method of platelet function analysis using platelet count - Google Patents
... have been activated with a platelet agonist in the absence of EDTA and using that difference as a measure of platelet activity. ... of platelets before a sample of platelets has been activated and after the activatable platelets are activated with a platelet ... indication of the platelet activity of the sample. There is also disclosed a method for using the electronic impedance cell ... counting technique for determining platelet activation wherein EDTA is used as a preservative by counting the platelets in an ...
  http://www.google.com/patents/US20020028517?dq=60/310,746
*  Novel Uses for Platelet Function Testing in the Clinical Laboratory: Where Are We Now? | Clinical Chemistry
... this is a situation of low response or high residual platelet activity, which is not a result of resistance. ... Novel Uses for Platelet Function Testing in the Clinical Laboratory: Where Are We Now?. Brad S. Karon, Gilles Montalescot, Neil ... platelet function testing; LTA, light transmission aggregometry; ARCTIC, Double Randomization of a Monitoring Adjusted ... Platelet function testing (PFT),7 usually performed by techniques such as light transmission aggregometry (LTA), has ...
  http://clinchem.aaccjnls.org/content/60/3/441
*  "Methods for the measurement of platelet function" by Alan D. Michelson
The focus is on tests that can be used to monitor antiplatelet activity in the setting of cardiovascular disease and ... platelet surface P-selectin, platelet surface-activated glycoprotein IIb/IIIa, and leukocyte-platelet aggregates; TEG Platelet ... The tests described are platelet aggregometry; impedance aggregometry; VerifyNow (Accumetrics, San Diego, CA); Plateletworks ( ... Platelet Function Analyzer-100 (Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics, Inc., Deerfield, IL); phosphorylation of vasodilator-stimulated ...
  https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/peds_hematology/121/
*  Von Willebrand Disease | National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Platelet function test. This test measures how well your platelets are working. ... This test checks the clotting activity of factor VIII. Some people who have VWD have low levels of factor VIII activity, while ... No single test can diagnose VWD. Your doctor may recommend one or more blood tests to diagnose the disorder. These tests may ... This test is done if one or more of the first three tests are abnormal. It shows the structure of your von Willebrand factor. ...
  https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/von-willebrand-disease
*  Bleeding Disorders - The Clinical Advisor
For platelet function abnormalities, platelet aggregation studies need to be performed. Further testing of platelet function ... and its function (Ristocetin cofactor or von Willebrand factor activity). ... These screening tests do not rule out platelet function defects or von Willebrand disease thus specific testing for these ... For platelet function disorders, DDAVP and antifibrinolytics are the mainstays of therapy as well. For severe bleeding, ...
  http://www.clinicaladvisor.com/pediatrics/bleeding-disorders/article/623178/
*  AKC Canine Health Foundation
Because standard diagnostics do not assess platelet function, we propose to evaluate platelet function in dogs with chronic ... and platelet count. Unfortunately, these routine tests do not necessarily correlate with excessive biopsy-induced bleeding, ... to the research team will use two methods to evaluate platelet function in canine patients with chronic liver disease ... Humans with liver disease have abnormal platelet function that contributes to abnormal coagulation. ...
  http://www.akcchf.org/research/research-portfolio/02363-A.html
*  Assessment of platelet function in patients with stroke using multiple electrode platelet aggregometry: a prospective...
... were excluded if they had taken any NSAIDs or other agents that could affect platelet activity in the 2 weeks prior to testing. ... Nonetheless some may argue that this does not equate to similar platelet inhibition as detected by platelet function tests. ... Conflicting results exist about the effect of smoking on platelet function testing [20, 24, 34]. However in our study, ANCOVA ... Platelet function tests: a review of progresses in clinical application. BioMed Res Int. 2014; Article ID 456569. doi:10.1155/ ...
  https://bmcneurol.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12883-016-0778-x
*  Induction Therapy With a Single High Dose Bolus of Intravenous Methotrexate With Leucovorin Rescue, Prior to Initiation of...
... liver function tests, 24 hour urine collection for creatinine clearance, urine pregnancy test, urinalysis and urine culture and ... At study entrance, baseline lab work (complete blood count, platelet count, routine electrolytes, blood urea nitrogen, ... sensitivity if needed), and an electrocardiogram (measurement of heart activity) will be done. A complete medical history, ... These tests include a laboratory test (methotrexate level) two days following treatment, as well as routine lab tests 2 weeks ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct/show/NCT00037115
*  Liver Failure - Types, Causes, Symptoms, Complications, Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention
Liver failure occurs when the liver loses its ability to perform its normal functions of regeneration or repair. It can be a ... Liver function test shows increased serum bilirubin, increased serum aminotransferase activity and decreased levels of albumin ... Avatrombopag tablets are prescribed for treating abnormally low platelet counts or a condition of thrombocytopenia in adult ... ... Test Your Knowledge on CRISPR. CRISPR technology is a simple but potent tool for editing any part of the genome (complete set ...
  https://www.medindia.net/patientinfo/liver-failure.htm
*  Pain and activity levels before and after platelet-rich plasma injection treatment of patellar tendinopathy: a prospective...
Purpose The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of patients with patellar tendinopathy treated with platelet-rich ... were compared with Student t-tests or the Mann-Whitney U test and chi-square test. The paired-samples test was used to compare ... The VISA-P consists of eight questions [13, 14]. This instrument assesses (i) pain symptoms, (ii) function, and (iii) ability ... Pain and activity levels before and after platelet-rich plasma injection treatment of patellar tendinopathy: a prospective ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00264-012-1540-7
*  Biomarkers in Aortic Stenosis - B.A.S.S. - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
The blood tests involve analysis for von Willebrand Factor antigen and activity, von Willebrand Factor multimers, and brain ... PFA) Platelet Function Analyzer 100. *von Willebrand Factor (vWF) antigen. *(vWF) multimers ... Plasma will be stored in attempt to develop new in vitro tests of von Willebrand factor (VWF) activity. ... This study is being done to determine whether or not new blood test(s) can determine the severity of heart conditions. Aortic ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01334801?cond=%22Aortic+valve+stenosis%22&rank=16
*  Diagnosis of Stroke | Medical City Dallas
Specific blood tests can also test liver and kidney function.. Electrical Activity Tests. Electrical activity can be measured ... Blood Tests. Blood tests can also be used to evaluate platelet, glucose, electrolyte, and cholesterol levels, as well as blood ... Tests to Evaluate Stroke and Effect of Stroke. Imaging Tests. Imaging tests evaluate the brain, blood vessels, and surrounding ... Electrocardiogram (EKG)-To test the heart's electrical activity by measuring electrical currents through the heart muscle. A ...
  https://medicalcityhospital.com/hl/?/20201/Next&com.dotmarketing.htmlpage.language=1
*  Gale Encyclopedia of Nursing and Allied Health - Gale - Literati by Credo
This fully updated third edition of this award-winning title covers topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common ... Plasma Renin Activity. *Plasmapheresis. *Plastic, Reconstructive, and Cosmetic Surgery. *Platelet Aggregation Test ... This fully updated third edition of this award-winning title covers topics in body systems and functions, conditions and common ...
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