Recent acquisitions in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation

@article{Franchini2006RecentAI,
  title={Recent acquisitions in the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation},
  author={Massimo Franchini and Giuseppe Lippi and Franco Manzato},
  journal={Thrombosis Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={4},
  pages={4 - 4}
}
Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) is a disorder characterized by both acute generalized, widespread activation of coagulation, which results in thrombotic complications due to the intravascular formation of fibrin, and diffuse hemorrhages, due to the consumption of platelets and coagulation factors. Systemic activation of coagulation may occur in a variety of disorders, including sepsis, severe infections, malignancies, obstetric or vascular disorders, and severe toxic or… CONTINUE READING

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