What thromboelastogram (TEG) value improved approximately 2-5 hours prior to recovery of fibrinogen concentrations after antivenom administration in a case report of severe Crotalus adamanteus (Eastern Diamondback) envenomation?
Alpha angle which measures speed of fibrin build-up and cross-linking. The authors suggested potential benefit in using the alpha angle measurement to monitor response to therapy.
Rushton WF, et al. Utilization of thromboelastograms in management of Crotalus adamanteus envenomation. Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2020 DOI: 10.1080/15563650.2020.1788053