Hematology and Oncology Book



Bleeding Time

Aka: Bleeding Time
  1. Normal
    1. Range: 2 to 9.5 minutes
  2. Indications
    1. Bleeding Disorder (replaced by other tests)
  3. Causes: Increased Bleeding Time
    1. Thrombocytopenia
    2. Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)
    3. Platelet disorders
      1. Bernard-Soulier
      2. Glanzmann's
    4. Capillary wall abnormalities
    5. Von Willebrand's Disease
    6. Medications
      1. Aspirin
      2. Warfarin (Coumadin)
      3. NSAIDs
      4. Streptokinase
      5. Urokinase
      6. Dextran
      7. Beta-Lactamase antibiotics
      8. Moxalactam

Bleeding time procedure (C0005729)

Definition (NCI) The amount of time it take for a cessation of bleeding. It is a measurement of the ability of capillaries and platelets to interact to form a blood clot.
Definition (MSH) Duration of blood flow after skin puncture. This test is used as a measure of capillary and platelet function.
Concepts Laboratory Procedure (T059)
MSH D001760
SnomedCT 142977007, 72406003
CPT 85002
LNC LP15045-5, MTHU002364
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Swedish Blödningstid
Japanese シュッケツジカン, 出血時間
Czech krvácivost - doba, Doba krvácivosti, doba krvácení
Finnish Vuotoaika
French Temps de saignement, TS (Temps de Saignement)
Polish Czas krwawienia
Hungarian Vérzési idő
Spanish Tiempo de Sangría, tiempo de sangría (procedimiento), tiempo de sangría, Tiempo de sangría
Norwegian Blødningstid
Portuguese Tempo de hemorragia, Tempo de Sangramento
Dutch bloedingstijd, Bloedingstijd
German Blutungszeit
Italian Tempo di sanguinamento
Derived from the NIH UMLS (Unified Medical Language System)

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