Chinese patients are reportedly more sensitive than Caucasians to the anticoagulant effect of warfarin.
These characteristics result in a more prolonged and predictable anticoagulant effect and less bleeding.
In order to understand more clearly the effects that anticoagulant treatment was having on a patient's life, the patient was given a small disposable camera, costing around £5, and asked to take pictures.
As there is an exponential increase in bleeding risk with a linear increase in anticoagulant effect, there will be a substantial increase in bleeding risk with overanticoagulation.
Blood was mixed with anticoagulant sodium citrate (9 parts blood to 1 part citrate).
Herbs with anticoagulant effects include herbs that have blood-activating and blood-stasis-removing functions.
Coagulation studies would be indicated if the patient is receiving anticoagulant therapy, has a family or personal history that suggests a bleeding disorder or has evidence of liver disease.
The identification of new genetic variants that may either directly or indirectly affect coagulation or the anticoagulant pathway, may greatly advance the understanding and clinical management of thrombophilia.
The unit's pump and the blood set are specially designed to cooperate during the collection process to assure that the collected product has a precise blood to anticoagulant ratio.
Alcohol has two anticoagulant effects which make blood less likely to clot in the wrong place.