Coagulation

Mayo Clinic laboratory experts share three case studies in this month’s “PathWays” post and are challenging you to test your anatomic pathology, neuropathology, and special coagulation knowledge. Review the cases, take the quizzes, and learn how the correct diagnoses were made.

By Michelle Odean • March 12, 2019

A 72-year-old man with a history of chronic atrial fibrillation on warfarin anticoagulation and a questionable history of immune-mediated heparin-induced thrombocytopenia was admitted for elective abdominal surgery. His warfarin anticoagulation was bridged with argatroban in the peri-operative period. Two days after the procedure, a DIC/ICF profile was ordered due to [...]

By MCL Education • March 12, 2019

This week's case study highlights a 42-year-old woman with Trisomy 21 and an unrepaired AV canal that has led to Eisenmenger syndrome. Can you make the diagnosis?

By Rene Revier • April 4, 2017