Posts - Platelet Function Testing

Oct 30, 2018 11:16am
Here is a reference to a brilliant review of current aspirin efficacy studies, focusing especially on the prospective random control trial ASPREE published in the September, 2018 New England Journal of Medicine.
Nov 15, 2017 7:55am
George found a provocative ASH platfom presentation abstract by A. Cap, "Targeting Hemorrhage: Alternative Storage of Platelets for Hemostatic Transfusion." describing alternatives to current platelet concentrate storage guidelines. Saturday, December 9, 9:30 or 4.
Nov 1, 2017 6:59pm
Our Quick Question for October, 2017 was a quiz question with one correct answer: you perform platelet aggregometry. Aggregation results are normal in response to all agonists except ristocetin. You rule out VWD. What diagnosis could it be?
Oct 13, 2017 9:03pm
Here is another note from Dr. James Quesenberry, St. Lukes Laboratory, Sioux City, Iowa regarding point-of-care platelet function testing using the Siemens PFA-100. His comments...
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