ROTEM

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Increasingly we are using ROTEM to determine the type and appropriate management of coagulopathy. What is ROTEM? Viscoelastic testing of patient blood clots – these properties correlate with quality of clotting ability of whole blood. Why is it useful? Haemostasis is a fine balance of pro coagulantion factors, inhibitory, fibrinolysis and cellular components. How do you interpret it (simple version) […]