What is trombolítica?
Terapia trombolítica Es el uso de fármacos para romper o disolver los coágulos de sangre, que son la principal causa tanto de ataques cardíacos como de accidentes cerebrovasculares.
How do you test for TTP hemolytic anemia?
Coombs Test This blood test is used to find out whether TTP is the cause of hemolytic anemia. For this test, a sample of blood is drawn from a vein, usually in your arm. In TTP, hemolytic anemia occurs because red blood cells are broken into pieces as they try to squeeze around blood clots.
What is thrombolytic therapy?
Thrombolytic therapy is the use of drugs to break up or dissolve blood clots, which are the main cause of both heart attacks and stroke.
What does a negative Coombs test for TTP mean?
When TTP is the cause of hemolytic anemia, the Coombs test is negative. The test is positive if antibodies (proteins) are destroying your red blood cells.