K Pathepchotiwong

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A pilot study was done during April 1984 through June 1986 to determine the incidence of postoperative deep vein thrombosis (DVT) among 50 Thai patients who underwent hip surgery, which mainly consisted of total hip replacement (19 patients) and repair of hip fracture (29 patients). Most patients were in the sixth to seventh decade of life, and the(More)
Platelet aggregation test was assessed by the turbidimetric method in 52 normal Thai adults consisting of 24 males and 28 females with ages ranging from 20 to 50 years. The aggregating agents used were adenosine diphosphate (ADP), adrenaline and collagen. It was found that the ranges of threshold concentration of ADP, adrenaline and collagen which gave(More)
Eleven cases of acquired inhibitors against factor VIII: C and von Willebrand's factor (vWF) seen at the Department of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital from 1979 to 1991 were reviewed. Factor VIII: C inhibitor was found in 6 of 36 patients (17%) with hemophilia A (median age 18 years). Three patients each were weak (titer < 10 Bethesda units/ml), and strong(More)
Two cases of acute intravascular hemolysis complicating acute disseminated intravascular coagulation were presented, one after normal delivery and the other after group A beta hemolytic streptococcal septicemia complicating acute myelomonoblastic leukemia. Neither case received heparin therapy. The first one survived while the latter succumbed.(More)
The objective of the present work was to study normal values of hemostasis parameters in healthy volunteers using Behring Coagulation Timer (BCT). Plasma was divided into 2 parts fresh plasma and lyophilized plasma. It was found that the mean +/- SD of prothrombin time (PT) and activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT) in fresh plasma (n = 37) were 11.95(More)
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