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Rivaroxaban in a Patient With Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Associated With an Aortic Aneurysm: A Case Report

Tomoe Hayashi, MD, PhD; Noriharu Nakagawa, MD; Yasuko Kadohira, MD; Eriko Morishita, MD, PhD; and Hidesaku Asakura, MD, PhD
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From Kanazawa University School of Medicine, Kanazawa, Japan.

Disclosures: Authors have disclosed no conflicts of interest. Forms can be viewed at www.acponline.org/authors/icmje/ConflictOfInterestForms.do?msNum=L14-0131.

Ann Intern Med. 2014;161(2):158-159. doi:10.7326/L14-5014-3
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Changes in coagulation and fibrinolytic markers and rivaroxaban administration.

To convert fibrinogen values to µmol/L, multiply by 0.0294. To convert platelet count values to × 109/L, multiply by 10. To convert d-dimer values to nmol/L, multiply by 5.476. Reference values for TAT, <4.0 ng/mL. Reference values for α2-AP, 70% to 130%. Reference values for PAP, <1.1 µg/mL. α2-AP = α2-antiplasmin; FDP = fibrin degradation products; PAP = plasmin–α2–antiplasmin complex; TAT = thrombin–antithrombin complex.

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