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Table 3 Rate of thromboembolic events in patients with hypercoagulability

From: Rotational thromboelastometry predicts thromboembolic complications after major non-cardiac surgery

Elevated maximum clot firmness (MCF) Thromboembolic events, % of patients (n) P-value
Increased MCF in 2 or 3 of 3 tests (INTEM/EXTEM/FIBTEM)
Hypercoagulable 11.5 (3)  
Normal 2.4 (7)  
Odds ratio 5.22 0.01
Increased MCF in at least 1 of 3 tests (INTEM/EXTEM/FIBTEM)
Hypercoagulable 8.6 (5)  
Normal 2.0 (5)  
Odds ratio 4.72 0.009
Increased MCF in EXTEM
Hypercoagulable 9.5 (4)  
Normal 2.2 (6)  
Odds ratio 4.65 0.01
  1. INTEM, intrinsic rotational thromboelastometry; EXTEM, extrinsic rotational thromboelastometry; FIBTEM, fibrinogen rotational thromboelastometry.