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 A Glossary of Hemostasis Terms With Their Abbreviations

b-thromboglobulin

bTG

11-dehydrothromboxane B2

11-DOH

Activated partial thromboplastin time

APTT, PTT

Activated protein C

APC

Activated protein C resistance

APCR

Acute myocardial infarction

AMI

Adenosine diphosphate

ADP

Adenosine triphosphate

Anti-cardiolipin antibody

Anti-phospholipid antibody

ATP

ACA 

APL

 

 
Aspirin

ASA

Atrial fibrillation

AFIB

Bernard-Soulier syndrome

BSS

Cerebrovascular accident

CVA

Coronary artery bypass graft

CABG

D-dimer

D-D

Deep venous thrombosis

DVT

Dilute Russell viper venom time

DRVVT

Direct thrombin inhibitor

DTI

Disseminated intravascular coagulation

DIC

Ecarin clotting time

ECT

Endothelial cell

EC

Factor V Leiden mutation

FVL

Fibrinogen

Fg

Fibrin (ogen) degradation products

FDP

Fibrin (ogen) split products

FSP

Fibroblast

FB

Fresh frozen plasma

FFP

Glanzmann thrombasthenia

GT

Glycoprotein IIb

GPIIb

Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia with thrombosis

HIT, HITT

High molecular weight kininogen (Fitzgerald factor)

HMWK

Homocysteine

HCY

Hormone replacement therapy

HRT

Human platelet antigen

HPA

Immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura

ITP

International normalized ratio

INR

International reference preparation

IRP

International sensitivity index

ISI

Interleukin

IL

Intracranial hemorrhage

ICH

Intramuscular

IM

Intravascular

IV

Lupus anticoagulant

LA, LAC

Low molecular weight heparin

LMWH

Neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenic purpura

NAIT

Normal plasma

NP

Oral anticoagulant therapy

OAT

Oral contraceptive

OCR

Percutaneous coronary intervention

PCI

Peripheral artery occlusion

PAO

Platelet

PLT

Platelet factor 4

PF4

Platelet-free plasma

PFP

Platelet function analyzer

PFA

Platelet-poor plasma

PPP

Plasmin-antiplasmin

PAP

Plasminogen activator inhibitor-1

PAI-1

Pooled normal plasma

PNP

Post-transfusion purpura

PTP

Prekallikrein (Fletcher factor)

PK

Prostaglandin

PG

Protein C

PC

Protein S

PS

Proteins in vitamin K antagonism

PIVKA

Prothrombin complex concentrate

PCC

Prothrombin fragment 1+2

PF 1+2

Prothrombin time (protime)

PT

Prothrombin time ratio

PTR

Pulmonary embolism

PE

Red blood cell

RBC

Russell viper venom time

RVVT

Smooth muscle cell

SMC

Serine protease inhibitor

SERPIN

Solid-phase red blood cell agglutination assay

SPRCA

Staphylokinase

SAK

Streptokinase

SK

Subcutaneous

SC, SQ

Thrombin activated fibrinolysis inhibitor

TAFI

Thrombin-antithrombin

TAT

Thrombin clotting time

TCT, TT

Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

TTP

Thrombomodulin

TM

Thromboxane A2

TXA2

Thromboxane B2

TXB2

Tissue factor

TF

Tissue plasminogen activator

TPA

Transient ischemic attack

TIA

Tumor necrosis factor

TNF

Twice a day

BID

Unfractionated (standard) heparin

UFH

Unstable angina

UA

Urokinase

UK

Venous thromboembolism

VTE

von Willebrand disease

vWD

von Willebrand factor

vWF

White blood cell

WBC

 

 





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