Table 3. Preoperative coagulation profiles of patients.


Item Group A(n=50) Group B(n=50) P-value

PT(second) 10.61±0.92 11.12±1.28 0.051
INR 1.02±0.12  1.03±0.10 0.140
aPTT(second) 40.02±7.92 41.60±9.02 0.431
ACT(second) 135.70±12.28 138.67±16.21 0.358
Platelets(x103/µl) 288.35±76.21 303.35±101.96 0.458
Fibrinogen(g/l) 3.57±0.51 3.51±0.55 0.625
D-dimer(µg/ml) 0.27±0.116 0.27±0.117 0.848

PT: prothrombin time,
INR:international normalized ratio,
aPTT : activated thromboplastin time,
ACT: activated clotting time.
Values are expressed as mean(SD).

soliman et al.Journal of Anesthesiology and Clinical Science  2013 2:13DOI : 10.7243/2049-9752-2-13