Antithrombin (AT) is a small protein molecule that inactivates several enzymes of
the coagulation system. Antithrombin is a glycoprotein produced by the liver ...
Oct 4, 2012 ... Describes how antithrombin testing is used, when antithrombin tests are ordered,
and what the results of antithrombin testing might mean.
helps control blood clotting. A blood test can determine the amount of AT III
Antithrombin III is a protein in the blood that blocks abnormal blood clots from
forming. It helps the body keep a healthy balance between bleeding and clotting.
Antithrombin acts as a natural blood thinner. If you develop clotting disorders,
such as venous thrombosis, your doctor may order a test known as antithrombin
People with antithrombin deficiency are at risk of developing a blood clot (
thrombus) within a vein (thrombosis). The first episode of thrombosis typically
Antithrombin Deficiency An In-Depth Guide for Patients and healthcare Providers
By: Stephan Moll, MD What is Antithrombin? Antithrombin is a protein in our.
Antithrombin deficiency is a blood disorder characterized by the tendency to form
clots in the arteries and/or veins (thrombosis). An inherited tendency to ...
any naturally occurring or therapeutically administered substance that neutralizes
the action of thrombin and thus limits or restricts blood coagulation.
ORIGINAL ARTICLE. Inherited antithrombin deficiency: a review. M. M. PATNAIK*
and S. MOLL. *Department of Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota ...