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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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Pregnancy in women with congenital factor VII deficiency. Haemophilia 2006; 12: 413-6.
The diagnosis of factor VII deficiency is in the differential diagnosis of an isolated prolonged prothrombin time.
Coagulopathies identified and tr Finding n * Factor XII deficiency 7 Factor VII deficiency 6 Von Willebrand disease 2 Primary platelet secretory disorder 1 Factor V deficiency 1 Factor IX deficiency 1 Factor X deficiency 1 * Some patients had more than one abnorma
All other specific coagulation protein defects are rare with an incidence range of 1 in 500,000 for factor VII deficiency to 1 in 2 million for factor II5.
Hereditary factor VII deficiency is the most common of the RICD.
NovoSeven has been approved for the control of bleeding in patients with factor VII deficiency and also for patients suffering from Glanzmann's thrombasthenia.
If the 1:1 mix results in a normalization of the PT, think of a factor VII deficiency. A failure to correct indicates that the patient has an inhibitor to coagulation.