The ROTEM platelet system is a new module that can be added to the ROTEM, enabling simultaneous analysis of thromboelastometry measurements and platelet aggregation using impedance aggregometry.
ROTEM platelet aggregation graph
In ROTEM PM, effect of various antiplatelet drugs can be studied through single use agent; ARA-TEM for cyclooxygenase inhibitors, ADP-TEM for ADP receptor blocker and TRAP-TEM for glycoprotein IIbIIIa receptor blockers.
ROTEM monitor showing simultaneous graphs of thromboelastometry (upper 4) and platelet aggregometry (lower 2)
Major bleeding is a partially modifiable risk factor, and adequate preemptive and treatment strategies should be applied to limit this event. ROTEM PLATELET AGGREGOMETRY provides great blood product usage and is cost effective when used in time.
Correspondence Address: Poonam Malhotra Kapoor Department of Cardiac Anaesthesia, CTC, AIIMS, New Delhi India
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