Which tests are useful for monitoring the coagulation defect in disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) treatment?

Updated: Dec 06, 2020
  • Author: Marcel M Levi, MD; Chief Editor: Srikanth Nagalla, MBBS, MS, FACP  more...
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Repeated measurement of global clotting tests (eg, aPTT and PT) might be useful for monitoring the coagulation defect. In case of a (relative) vitamin K deficiency in the face of consumption, administration of vitamin K may be required. [16, 6, 17]


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