|

Practo

Diagnostic Tests

Clot Retraction Time Thromboelastography Blood

image

Clot Retraction Time Thromboelastography Blood

Why book with us?
image
Home sample collection for FREE
A certified professional will collect your sample from a location of your preference.
image
Practo Powered Labs
Certified labs to ensure highest accuracy of your reports.
image
Digital reports
Access your reports anytime on your Practo account. We will email you a copy.
image
Offers and affordable prices
Get great discounts and offers on tests and packages.

What is this test?

Clot retraction refers to the tendency of a blood clot to draw in from the sides of a glass test tube. A blood clot is a mass formed within a blood vessel to stop bleeding by blockading the wound, preventing the escape of blood from the blood vessel. Formation of a blood clot is a multistep process that is tightly regulated. Blood clot formation normally starts with injury to a blood vessel, which causes it to constrict. Called the vascular phase, this is the first reaction of a blood vessel to damage. It reduces the flow of blood to the site of injury, minimizing blood loss. Next, the circulating platelets clump along the site of blood vessel injury. The platelets form a foundation for a blood clot and release chemicals that stimulate clotting. Following are the clinical indications for performing the Clot Retraction Blood Test: Measuring coagulation ability, when more sophisticated methods are unavailable, Family history of blood clotting disorders, Monitoring hemostatic therapy, Excessive bleeding Bruising . A high value for the Clot Retraction Blood Test may indicate: Thrombasthenia, Bernard-Soulier syndrome. The laboratory test results are NOT to be interpreted as results of a "stand-alone" test. The test results have to be interpreted after correlating with suitable clinical findings and additional supplemental tests/information. The Clot Retraction Blood Test is not often performed in modern clinical practice. More sophisticated and standardized methods are used instead. Certain medications that you may be currently taking may influence the outcome of the test.

Also known as CRT Thromboelastography Blood, Clot Retraction Time Thromboelastography, CRT Thromboelastography.

Test Preparation

No special preparation is needed for Clot Retraction Time Thromboelastography Blood. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Clot Retraction Time Thromboelastography Blood. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.

Understanding your test results

GenderAge groupsValue
UNISEXAll age groups0-2hrs
Your Cart0 Tests
Proceed to Checkout

Popular Health Checkup Packages

Thousands of Happy Customers

Very professional phlebo. Excellent job in collecting the sample. No pain at all. Got my report also within 24 hours.
Malathi Ganapathy
Everything went very well and smoothly. Technician was right on time. Really happy with the service.
Ashish Garnaik
Good service, Practo is avoiding to stand in que for health checkup.
Lalita Hegde
We serve in
Bangalore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Kolkata, Navi Mumbai, Thane,  Gurgaon, Noida, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Ghaziabad, Indore, Jaipur, Lucknow,  Patna, Ernakulam, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore.
This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google  Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.