In a patient with acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity, what may the thromboelastography (TEG) show?
In a recent retrospective review of nine patients who were admitted for acetaminophen toxicity to a transplant center, TEG showed a decreased rate of fibrin formation and cross linking as well as decreased clot strength.
Mohan S et al. Thromboelastography in the setting of acetaminophen-induced hepatotoxicity. Clin Tox. Published online 11 January 2022. https://doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2021.2016797