D Dimer: When to Do? How to interpret?

-- by Dr.Vivek Chaturvedi on 17th May, 2021

D Dimer may reflect a procoagulant state, but it is also a marker of severity of covid-19

  • In very sick patients, unless extremely elevated, it has no discriminatory value
Practical aspects of anticoagulation in non-hospital setting in Covid-19

Based on latest evidence ( showing benefit of therapeutic anticoagulation in 2200 moderate Covid pts. in Multi Platform RCT) as well as anticipated need in Indian context based on risk benefit analysis

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