[Classification and treatment of DIC].

  title={[Classification and treatment of DIC].},
  author={Hidesaku Asakura and Makoto Saito},
  journal={[Rinsho ketsueki] The Japanese journal of clinical hematology},
  volume={36 4},
Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is characterized by extreme activation of intravascular coagulation, and clinical manifestations such as bleeding and/or multiple organ failure is sometimes observed in advanced cases of DIC. The balance of coagulation and fibrinolysis activation varies according to the underlying diseases of DIC. DIC cases are classified as the type with predominant coagulation activation and the type with predominant fibrinolysis activation in former type plasma… CONTINUE READING