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Platelets, or thrombocytes, are small, irregularly-shaped anuclear cells, 2-3 µm in diameter, which are derived from fragmentation of precursor megakaryocytes.  The average lifespan of a platelet is between 8 and 12 days....
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Describes how the platelet count test is used, when a platelet count is ordered, and what the results might mean ... If platelet levels fall below 20,000 per ...
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platelet n. A minute, nonnucleated, disklike cytoplasmic body found in the blood plasma of mammals that is derived from a megakaryocyte and
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More about Platelet Count: Purpose Aftercare Risks Normal results Abnormal results Resources Platelet Count Definition A platelet count is a
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Brief and Straightforward Guide: What are Platelets? ... What is a Blood Platelet Count? What Should I Know About Having a Bone Marrow Test? ...
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How to Increase Low Platelets. Low platelets, or thrombocytopenia, can cause excessive bleeding or other side effects. Therefore, it can be important for people ...
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Drugs that can lower platelet counts include chemotherapy drugs, chloramphenicol, ... R. Hemorrhagic disorders: Abnormalities of platelet and vascular function. ...
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Platelets are tiny particles in the blood that clump together at ... Pseudo (or platelet-type) von Willebrand disease: This disorder ... platelet adhesion ...
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... Definition of Platelet. Platelet: An irregular, disc-shaped element in the blood that ...
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Comprehensive information and support for those concerned about ITP, Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenia Purpura. ... of The Platelet News, PDSA's quarterly ...
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Comprehensive information and support for those concerned about ITP, Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenia Purpura. ... appeared in The Platelet News, vol.4, no ...
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Abnormalities in either platelet number or function ... as receptors for components that trigger platelet. activation and as substrates for adhesion (platelet ...
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Platelets are irregularly-shaped, colorless bodies that are present in blood. ... The platelets sense the presence of air and begin to break apart. ...
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Platelets, also called thrombocytes (THROM-boh-sites), are fragments of bone ... A low platelet count is referred to as thrombocytopenia. ...
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Platelet transfusions are traditionally given to those undergoing chemotherapy ... Platelet transfusions should be avoided in those with TTP because it can worsen ...
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Platelets for transfusion can be prepared either by separation of platelet ... Leukocyte Reduced Red Cells & Platelets. Massive Transfusion ...
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The Merck Manual of ... In people with a low platelet count, bleeding is more likely ... When the platelet count is very low (below 20,000), massive ...
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Increased platelet CD62p expression and increased PMPs were most pronounced in ... Platelet– leucocyte and endothelial cell conjugation may plug coronary ...
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Platelet - Definition of Platelet at Dictionary.com a free online dictionary ... Low Platelet Disease. Get Information about Low Platelet Counts. Symptoms, ...
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