Coagulopathy in liver disease

@article{Blonski2007CoagulopathyIL,
  title={Coagulopathy in liver disease},
  author={W. Blonski and Tim Siropaides and K. Reddy},
  journal={Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={464-473}
}
Opinion statementThe liver plays a central role in hemostasis, as it is the site of synthesis of clotting factors, coagulation inhibitors, and fibrinolytic proteins. The most common coagulation disturbances occurring in liver disease include thrombocytopenia and impaired humoral coagulation. Therapy’s overall goal is not to achieve complete correction of laboratory value abnormalities but to gain hemostasis. Therapy with vitamin K may be a useful option in patients with increased prothrombin… Expand
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