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A patient is on aspirin, what will be the finding? (AIPG 2010)



A Prolonged BT
B Prolonged PT

C Prolonged APTT
D Prolonged CT

Ans. A

Prolonged BT

Effects of aspirin Therapy

1. Ingestion of aspirin significantly prolongs the BT

2. Aspirin irreversibly inhibits COX –1 and COX – 2. COX inhibition leads to prevention of TXA2 synthesis and impairment of platelet secretion and aggregation.

3. The effect of aspirin on platelet function occur within 1 hours and lasts for the duration of the affected platelet’s life span i.e. 1 weeks.

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