TITLE

Chapter 18: Fibrinogen, Thrombin, and the Fibrinolytic System

AUTHOR(S)
Ciesla, Betty
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Hematology in Practice;2007, p269
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter 18 of the book "Hematology in Practice" is presented. It explores fibronogen, thrombin and the fibrinolytic system. It discusses the role of fibrinogen in hemostasis, fibrin formation, composition of fibrinogen, and fibrinogen disorders such as afibrinogenemia, hypofibrinogenemia, and dysfibrinogenemia. It explains the role of thrombin in the coagulation mechanism, along with the symptoms and laboratory results in acute disseminated intravascular coagulation.
ACCESSION #
28628525

 

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