factor VII


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factor VII

[′fak·tər ′se·vən]
(biochemistry)
A procoagulant, related to prothrombin, that is involved in the formation of a prothrombin-converting principle which transforms prothrombin to thrombin. Also known as stable factor.
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It is important to remember that the VisuLize Factor VII Antigen ELISA Kit was designed specifically for research, and not diagnostic purposes.
Systemic agents, such as lysine analogues (tranexamic acid and aminocaproic acid), desmopressin and recombinant activated Factor VII are almost never used during radical cystectomy.
The evidence for the use of recombinant human activated factor VII in the treatment of bleeding patients with quantitative and qualitative platelet disorders.
NovoSeven[R], activated factor VII (recombinant), has traditionally been supplied in 1.
With liver disease (or vitamin K deficiency/antagonism), factor VII is usually the first factor to decrease as it has the shortest half life of all procoagulant factors produced in the liver.
rFVIIa is useful in the treatment of factor VII deficiency and in patients with congenital or acquired thrombocytopathy.
Treating patients with intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) using recombinant activated factor VII (rFVIIa) has been found to improve survival and functional outcome.
Participants who developed frailty or prefrailty had significantly higher fasting insulin levels, higher white blood cell counts, higher C-reactive protein levels, and higher factor VII levels than those who didn't develop frailty.
Long-term disability was also greatly reduced by treating patients with the Factor VII clotting agent.
Aventis Behring GmbH (Marburg, Germany) has patented a process for the preparation in pure form of the protease activating blood clotting factor VII and/or its proenzyme by the use of a chromatography separation processes and/or fractional precipitation.