Tag Archives: DRVVT

Case 58 – update 4

Our patient has a confirmed left sided DVT. Prior to initiation of anticoagulation a clotting screen is performed. It shows: PT 12s (11-14) APTT 49s (35-40) Fibrinogen 5.5g/L (1.5-4) d-dimer 990ng/mL (<500)   Questions How do you interpret the results? … Continue reading

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Case 26 – update 2

Thanks for your comments so far. We have established that our patient is a 38 year old man who is due to go to theatre today. He has an isolated prolongation of his APTT (at 47 secs) and had a … Continue reading

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