Open Access DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2012.21215
Our Objective was to Evaluate the D-dimer level among adult patients in Al-Quwayyah Government Hospital, Saudi Arabia. A prospective study was conducted during four months period in 2012. The inclusion criteria were patients eighteen years of age and above who have surgical procedure. Information was obtained by the Laboratory Department of Al-Quwayyah Government Hospital. A Total of 46 patients were done a D-dimer test in a hospital. The patient's constituted 32 males and 14 females and the average age was 60 years. D-dimer test, findings indicated that 69.5% was found abnormal level of D-dimer (elevated) and 30.5% was normal D-dimer level. The average age of abnormal D-dimer group is 59 years old (Male and female). No difference in the result of abnormality of D-dimer. Levels were found between male and female, but there were found a significantly relationship that associated with increasing of the age of patients. In this study, the proportion of the high level of D-dimer in this group was 69.5%. The increase in the client age plays a vital role in the increase of D-dimer level. Advices and recommendations are should be pay attention to help those patients suffering of elevated D-dimer level.
Sultan F. Alnomasy, Md. Salahuddin Ansari, Dr. Mohammad Asrar Izhari, Md. Sarfaraz Alam, Dr. Md Sajid Ali. Evaluation of D-dimer level among adult patients in Al-Quwayyah Government Hospital, Saudi Arabia.. J App Pharm Sci. 2012; 2 (12): 082-084.
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