Fibrin and Fibrin meshworks

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Interested in the importance of the concentration of different triggers of coagulation in forming the fibrin network for instance when using the ROTEM instrument at very low FVIII concentrations.  Lately also in studying the haemostasis mechanism during chocolate consumption as this has been shown to decrease heart infarcts and stroke.

Professor emerita

Margareta Blombäck

Phone: +46-(0)8-517 744 37
Organizational unit: Clinical Chemistry and Blood Coagulation Research
E-mail: Margareta.Blomback@ki.se

Selected Publications

Assays of fibrin network properties altered by VKAs in atrial fibrillation - importance of using an appropriate coagulation trigger.
Ząbczyk M, Blombäck M, Majewski J, Karkowski G, Wallen H, Undas A, et al
Thromb. Haemost. 2015 Apr;113(4):851-61

Monitoring of coagulation factor therapy in patients with von Willebrand disease type 3 using a microchip flow chamber system.
Ågren A, Holmström M, Schmidt D, Hosokawa K, Blombäck M, Hjemdahl P
Thromb. Haemost. 2017 01;117(1):75-85

Correcting a 25-year old error: Preanalytical conditions affect determination of von Willebrand factor variability as a function of menstrual cycle.
Blombäck M
Am. J. Hematol. 2017 Jun;92(6):E117