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Table 1 Blood parameters in three dogs as measured pre-operatively (day of surgery) and up to three months post-operatively (PO)

From: Innovative application of an implantable venous access system in the portal vein: technique, results and complications in three dogs

  Dog Day of surgery 1 day PO 2 days PO 3 days PO 7 days PO 1 month PO 3 months PO
Hematocrit
(RI: 0.42–0.61 L/L)
1 0.45 0.39 0.20 0.35 0.37 NA 0.47
2 0.43 0.23 0.35 0.36 0.41 0.38 0.43
3 0.50 0.29 0.32 0.36 0.45 0.48 0.45
Platelets
(RI: 144–603 10^9/L)
1 287 212 57 NA 205 468 372
2 556 70 96 107 164 299 178
3 569 116 124 148 136 244 NA
aPTT
(RI: 13.2–18.2 s.)
1 17.2 15.7 19.8 27.9 18.7 14.1 15.9
2 15.9 NA 28.3 NA 17.1 15.4 15.1
3 13.2 16.4 18.4 NA 13.3 13.2 14.3
PT
(RI: 7.2–9.9 s.)
1 7.4 9.6 9.8 9.7 9.7 7.9 7.6
2 7.7 NA 16.6 NA 9.0 8.3 7.9
3 7.2 8.7 9.2 NA 7.7 7.8 7.4
Fibrinogen
(RI: 1.0–2.7 g/L)
1 2.9 3.2 3.3 4.7 4.4 4.3 2.4
2 4.8 NA 2.3 NA 1.7 2.1 2.0
3 2.2 3.5 4.4 NA 2.2 1.8 2.5
Total Protein
(RI: 55–72 g/L)
1 65 42 35 40 55 NA 72
2 55 32 39 49 NA 53 55
3 61 39 49 50 65 61 62
Albumin
(RI: 26–37 g/L)
1 31 19 16 16 21 NA 34
2 29 15 20 25 NA 28 28
3 30 20 23 23 31 29 29
  1. Abbreviations: RI reference interval, aPTT activated partial thromboplastin time, PT prothrombin time, NA not available