Diagnosis and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation: A case report

Ferasatkish, R. and Naddafnia, H. and Alavi, S.-M. and Naseri, M.-H. (2007) Diagnosis and treatment of disseminated intravascular coagulation: A case report. Archives of Iranian Medicine, 10 (3). pp. 404-408.

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Disseminated intravascular coagulation is a pathologic syndrome with different medical disorders. Diagnosis and treatment of this syndrome is one of the difficult managements in medical science. Thromboelastogram is the only guide for early diagnosis and precise management of this syndrome. We describe a patient who developed disseminated intravascular coagulation due to endocarditis and spleen abscess. She was diagnosed by thromboelastography and treated successfully.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: acetylsalicylic acid; antifibrinolytic agent; ciprofloxacin; cloxacillin; heparin; imipenem; tranexamic acid, adult; anamnesis; article; artificial ventilation; cardiopulmonary arrest; case report; clinical feature; continuous infusion; disseminated intravascular clotting; drug dose increase; early diagnosis; echography; endocarditis; extubation; female; fibrinolysis; Gram negative infection; human; laboratory test; metabolic acidosis; postoperative thrombosis; resuscitation; spleen abscess; splenectomy; thrombocyte count; thromboelastography, Adult; Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation; Endocarditis, Bacterial; Heart Valve Prosthesis; Humans; Male; Mitral Valve; Prosthesis-Related Infections; Staphylococcal Infections
Subjects: WG Cardiovascular System
Divisions: School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Depositing User: parto mrs bakhtminoo
Date Deposited: 26 Feb 2019 10:42
Last Modified: 26 Feb 2019 10:42
URI: http://eprints.iums.ac.ir/id/eprint/11854

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