von Willebrand Disease: commonest inherited coagulation disorder (autosomal dominant); protein involved in (1) platelet adhesion and (2) carriage of factor VIII; leads to: factor VIII deficiency, abnormal platelet adhesiveness and abnormal vascular endothelium
Venous thromboembolism (VTE) may contribute to up to 12% of deaths in ICU and is the No.1 preventable cause of hospital death; asymptomatic events range from 10-80% in various medical and surgical groups
OVERVIEW Porphyria = group of disorders where patients have a inability to synthesis Hb resulting in an accumulation of precursors oxidised to porphyrins hepatic and erythropoietic varieties 3 hepatic forms that effect are affected by anaesthesia (1) AIP – acute…
OVERVIEW Lupus Anticoagulants antibodies that block phospholipids surfaces important for coagulation increase APTT prolonged APTT does not correct with a 1:1 mix of normal platelet-free plasma correction of clotting time after addition of excess phospholipids confirms the presence of LA…
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