Published in Blood Weekly, June 11th, 2009
"We compared the results obtained with those of standard coagulation tests in 104 patients: 20 non-pregnant women (controls) and 84 women in the first (T 1, n=17), second (T2, n=9) and third (T3, n=58) trimesters of pregnancy," wrote C. Huissoud and colleagues, University Hospital.
The researchers concluded: "We measured the clotting time (CT), the maximum clot firmness (MCF), the early clot amplitude at 5 and 15 minutes (CA(5), CA(15)) and the clot lysis index (CLI30)...
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