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dimer

Chem
a. a molecule composed of two identical simpler molecules (monomers)
b. a compound consisting of dimers

dimer

[′dī·mər]
(chemistry)
A molecule that results from a chemical combination of two entities of the same species, for example, the chlorine molecule (Cl2) or cyanogen (NCCN).
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D-dimer testing in the diagnosis of transfemoral pseudoaneurysm after percutaneous transluminal procedures.
D-dimer, fibrinogen, and Anti-Xa products are also available with robust stability.
D-dimer and fibrinogen can be elevated nonspecifically in sepsis and other critical conditions.
D-dimer and all three CPRs showed DORs of around eight, indicating that these tests were eight times more positive in patients with PE.
The global D-dimer testing market report provides market size (Revenue USD Million 2013 to 2020), market share and forecasts growth trends (CAGR%, 2016 to 2020).
1 years) predicting the following clinical outcome variables from GlycA, IL-6, hsCRP, and D-dimer variables: total death, any CVD, ChrIRD, and total cancer (death or hospitalization).
In this study, we decided to change the referral form to additionally include the patient results by applying Wells' criteria (which are currently only validated for outpatients) and a D-dimer assay.
If the PERC test is positive, then low-risk patients should undergo a highly sensitive D-dimer test.
D-dimer levels were measured by a quantitative latex assay (STA-LIA test D-DI).
In December 2012, by way of preparation, a PE diagnostic algorithm was distributed to all hospital clinicians, outlining the combined role of the validated modified Wells score (Table 1) and the quantitative D-dimer test in defining the pre-test probability of PE (Fig.
In addition, the diagnostic value of D-dimer as a marker of an underlying PE will be reevaluated after excluding patients with sepsis (sensitivity analysis).
In particular, although we did not find abnormal PT-INR postoperatively, we found high levels of other laboratory tests, including FDP, D-dimer, and FIB.