Whole Blood Aggregometry: A PC-Based System for Clinical Routine Application
Part of the
Lecture Notes in Medical Informatics
book series (LNMED, volume 45)
Thrombocyte disfunction adds an important risk factor, especially for patients in the intensive care after cardiovascular surgery. Unintended thrombocyte activation may cause thromboembolic complications, whereas insufficient aggregability leads to bleedings, regardless of normal coagulation parameters. Whole blood electrical aggregometry (1), designed to assess thrombocyte function, is therefore a valuable diagnostic tool, capable of rapidly screening thrombocyte (“platelet”) function (3).
KeywordsThromboembolic Complication Medical Informatics Aggregation Curve Valuable Diagnostic Tool Basic Statistical Analysis
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