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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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Evaluation of a quantitative D-dimer latex immunoassay for acute pulmonary embolism diagnosed by computed tomographic angiography.
Bu iki gruba ait D-dimer olcumlerinin karsilastirilmasinda akut aort disseksiyonu olan hastalarin olmayanlara gore istatistiksel anlamli olarak daha fazla pozitif sonucunun oldugu gorulmustur (p<0.
In such situations, the combination of D-dimer, compression ultrasound, and V/Q scanning may be diagnostic in 99% of patients.
The ability to use the D-dimer test as an aid in the diagnosis of VTE, DVT or PE provides another significant offering to hospital laboratories worldwide," said Jim Reid-Anderson, Chairman, President and CEO, Dade Behring.
2 shows how D-dimer values are distributed in those with (n = 416) and without (n = 1670) venous thrombosis as established by the prevailing reference test.
The patient was considered to have disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) because he had ecchymmottic and petechial lesions and oozing from these lesion sites, thrombocytopenia and positive D-Dimer.
If your D-dimer was in the top quarter of population distribution and you were assigned to HT, your relative risk of deep vein thrombosis was increased sixfold, compared to women whose D-dimer was low and who were assigned placebo," principal investigator Dr.
Key Words: anaphylaxis, acute coronary syndrome, pulmonary embolism, troponin, D-dimer
Using advances in electronics and bio-molecular engineering, they will develop a prototype to detect D-Dimer levels in blood.
San Diego, CA), a research-based provider of novel, rapid medical diagnostics, announced that Agenix subsidiary, AGEN BioMedical, and Biosite have signed a license and supply agreement for D-dimer.