Hyperfibrinolytic activity in hospitalized cirrhotic patients in a referral liver unit

@article{Hu2001HyperfibrinolyticAI,
  title={Hyperfibrinolytic activity in hospitalized cirrhotic patients in a referral liver unit},
  author={Ke-qin Hu and Andy S. Yu and Lakshma Tiyyagura and AllanG. Redeker and Telfer B. Reynolds},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
  year={2001},
  volume={96},
  pages={1581-1586}
}
ObjectiveIncreased frequency of hyperfibrinolytic activity was reported in patients with cirrhosis. However, the incidence, clinical presentation, and the parameters related to hyperfibrinolysis remain largely unknown in these patients. By utilizing euglobulin lysis time (ELT) and other clinical coagulation tests, the present study investigated the incidence of and clinical parameters related to hyperfibrinolytic activity, and assessed predicting factors to ɛ-aminocaproic acid (EACA) treatment… CONTINUE READING
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