Coagulofibrinolytic changes after isolated head injury are not different from those in trauma patients without head injury.

@article{Gando1999CoagulofibrinolyticCA,
  title={Coagulofibrinolytic changes after isolated head injury are not different from those in trauma patients without head injury.},
  author={Satoshi Gando and Satoshi Nanzaki and Osamu Kemmotsu},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={1070-6; discussion 1076-7}
}
BACKGROUND To test the hypothesis that tissue factor release, thrombin activation, fibrin formation, and fibrinolysis after an isolated head injury are equal to those in patients without head injury, as well as to investigate the precise time course of the coagulation and fibrinolytic abnormalities after head injury, we performed prospective and retrospective studies. METHODS AND RESULTS In the prospective study, 5 patients with isolated head injury and 11 trauma patients without head injury… CONTINUE READING

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