Medical Definition of D-dimer test

1. Test that detects the cross-linked fibrin degradation fragment, D-dimer. Elevations in this fragment are seen in primary and secondary fibrinolysis, during thrombolytic or defibrination therapy with tissue plasminogen activator, as a result of thrombotic disease, such as deep-vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism or DIC, in vasoocclusive crisis of sickle cell anaemia, in malignancies, and in surgery. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of D-dimer Test

d'you
d(-)-alpha-aminobenzylpenicillin
d*cks
d-altro-2-heptulose
d-amino-acid oxidase
d-aminobutyric acid
d-aminolevulinate dehydratase
d-aminolevulinate dehydratase porphyria
d-aminolevulinic acid
d-aminolevulinic acid synthase
d-amphetamine
d-amphetamine phosphate
d-amphetamine sulfate
d-digitoxose
d-dimer test (current term)
d-epirhamnose
d-galacturonic acid
d-glucose
d-glucose-6-phosphate
d-glucose 1-phosphate
d-glucuronolactone
d-glyceric aciduria
d-glycogenous
d-hydroxylysine
d-manno-heptulose
d-pad
d-pads
d-proline reductase
d-shaped plasma

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