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MUSC Program for Thrombosis and Hemostasis Care > Our Services
Our Services

Bleeding Disorders Diagnosis and Treatment

  • History of abnormal bleeding
  • Prolonged bleeding or clotting times
  • Factor deficiencies
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Complex coagulapathies
  • Therapeutic use of coagulation factor concentrates
  • Expidited laboratory evaluations when clinically indicated

Recurrent Thrombosis Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Recurrent venous Thrombosis (DVT or PE)
  • Recurrent arterial thrombosis
  • Young onset of DVT or PE without predisposing factors
  • Lupus anticoagulants and anticardiolipin anitbodies
  • Deficiencies of natural anticoagulants (Protein C, Protein S, Antithrombin III)
  • Genetic and functional testing for activated Protein C Resistance

Heparin Induced Thromboctopenia (HIT) Diagnosis and Management

  • Expedited laboratory testing and interpretation
  • Research Protocols for alternative anticoagulants

Anticoagulation Clinic

  • Recommendations for duration and intensity of anticoagulation
  • Stabalization of oral anticoagulation following hospital discharge
  • Management of oral anticoagulationin routine and high risk patients
  • Outpatient Heparin Therapy

Management of Coagulation Disorders in Surgical Patients

  • Same day preoperative evaluation of patients with abnormal bleeding history or screening tests (both inpatient and outpatient)
  • Perioperative management of anticoagulants in patients with a high risk of thrombosis
  • Diagnosis and management of postoperative bleeding

Coagulation Consult Service